The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 75 82
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.83% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.63% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £315 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £16.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -18.75%
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
90 118 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.08% 10.88% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 80 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee