The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 28 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.16% 20.00% -
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -21.25%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Development Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.49% 20.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 5
Average daily rate £377 £353 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £356 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) MCTS
4 4 (50.00%) MCITP
4 4 (50.00%) PDA
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (50.00%) Clustering
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) WinRunner
4 4 (50.00%) TestDirector
4 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Netcool
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) MCSA
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
1 4 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MCTS
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP