The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 8.42%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.31% 8.11% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP