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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 121 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 10 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.71% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 6.38% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 16
Average daily rate
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£378 £365 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -12.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £305 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £60.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
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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
280 282 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.75% 11.08% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 169 136
Average daily rate £388 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £254 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 2 June 2015. 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 -1 6 £410 +10.81% 2
Renfrewshire -2 2 £355 -3.72%
Glasgow -10 2 £325 +8.33%
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QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 26 (83.87%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (70.97%) Test Automation
3 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
4 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 14 (45.16%) WinRunner
4 14 (45.16%) TestDirector
4 14 (45.16%) Change Management
4 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
5 13 (41.94%) MCTS
5 13 (41.94%) MCITP
5 13 (41.94%) PDA
5 13 (41.94%) VMware
5 13 (41.94%) VMware ESX
5 13 (41.94%) Clustering
5 13 (41.94%) McAfee
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (41.94%) Veritas
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) Citrix
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (41.94%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) AIX
5 13 (41.94%) MCSE
5 13 (41.94%) MCSA
5 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
5 13 (41.94%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (41.94%) Windows 7

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) WinRunner
1 14 (45.16%) TestDirector
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Test Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) PDA
1 13 (41.94%) Clustering
2 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
1 13 (41.94%) AIX
1 13 (41.94%) Windows XP
1 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Test Automation
2 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
3 14 (45.16%) Change Management
3 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Test Management
5 6 (19.35%) Fund Accounting
6 4 (12.90%) System Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Clojure
3 1 (3.23%) ClojureScript
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
2 13 (41.94%) MCTS
2 13 (41.94%) MCITP
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (41.94%) MCSE
2 13 (41.94%) MCSA
3 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) VMware ESX
1 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (83.87%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (41.94%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (38.71%) Netcool
4 1 (3.23%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
1 13 (41.94%) McAfee
1 13 (41.94%) Veritas
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
1 13 (41.94%) Citrix
2 5 (16.13%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) CA