The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 64 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.65% 0.51% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.90% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
QuickTest Pro
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 96 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.16% 16.41% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 55 4
Average daily rate £373 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.70% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £236 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the North East region.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in the North East

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the North East region.

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 5 £365 +0.76%
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing QuickTest Pro also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QuickTest Pro.

1 9 (69.23%) QA
1 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Sahi
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) WATIR
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
5 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
5 4 (30.77%) Ruby
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) VB
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing QuickTest Pro also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
2 5 (38.46%) Sahi
2 5 (38.46%) WATIR
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (15.38%) General Ledger
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Mustache
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle