The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Oxford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 34 34
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category - 9.09% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.63 - £32.25
Development Applications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
25 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.46% 4.30% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 18
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
QuickTest Pro
Oxfordshire

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford