The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 112 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.31% 3.33% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £319 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -24.24%
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
362 330 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.00% 13.36% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 195 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £28.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -8 2 - -
Stirling -10 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
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QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 29 (61.70%) Test Automation
2 27 (57.45%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (48.94%) ISTQB
4 21 (44.68%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) HP
5 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
5 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
5 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
6 17 (36.17%) WinRunner
7 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
7 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (27.66%) PDA
8 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
8 13 (27.66%) Cucumber
8 13 (27.66%) TestDirector
8 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (27.66%) Change Management
8 13 (27.66%) Windows
8 13 (27.66%) Windows XP
9 12 (25.53%) MCSE
9 12 (25.53%) MCSA
9 12 (25.53%) AIX
9 12 (25.53%) VMware
9 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
9 12 (25.53%) Clustering
9 12 (25.53%) Netcool
9 12 (25.53%) McAfee
9 12 (25.53%) Veritas

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) WinRunner
2 13 (27.66%) Cucumber
2 13 (27.66%) TestDirector
3 10 (21.28%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.13%) Toad
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
1 19 (40.43%) Test Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Test Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Technical Test Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Tester
4 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Verification Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (2.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) JSP
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) JMS
5 1 (2.13%) ODBC
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (27.66%) PDA
3 12 (25.53%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
1 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
1 13 (27.66%) Windows XP
2 12 (25.53%) AIX
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Test Automation
2 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
3 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
4 13 (27.66%) Change Management
5 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
6 6 (12.77%) CRM
6 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.64%) Test Management
8 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Load Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Fund Accounting
9 3 (6.38%) Test Planning
10 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.13%) TDD
11 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.13%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) Java
3 7 (14.89%) VBScript
3 7 (14.89%) VB
3 7 (14.89%) C#
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) Clojure
6 1 (2.13%) ClojureScript
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) ISTQB
2 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) MCSE
3 12 (25.53%) MCSA
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (25.53%) MCTS
3 12 (25.53%) MCITP
4 7 (14.89%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) ISEB
8 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.13%) HNC
9 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
1 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (57.45%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (25.53%) Netcool
2 12 (25.53%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.13%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
1 18 (38.30%) HP
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
2 12 (25.53%) McAfee
2 12 (25.53%) Veritas
2 12 (25.53%) Citrix
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) CA