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 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 94 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 35 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.94% 5.60% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 5
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£365 £345 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £324 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.76%
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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
320 268 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.51% 11.03% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 129 115
Average daily rate £375 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £270 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.30 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £36.00 £40.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 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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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
Glasgow -1 15 £300 -11.11% 1
West Lothian - 6 £375 -
Edinburgh -4 3 £311 -4.23% 3
Stirling - - - -
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QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 27 (47.37%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (45.61%) HP
4 25 (43.86%) ISTQB
5 19 (33.33%) SQL
5 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 16 (28.07%) Java
7 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 15 (26.32%) Cucumber
8 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
9 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
9 13 (22.81%) .NET
10 12 (21.05%) Oracle
10 12 (21.05%) HTML
10 12 (21.05%) VBScript
10 12 (21.05%) VB
11 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
11 11 (19.30%) C#
11 11 (19.30%) JSP
12 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.54%) CRM
12 10 (17.54%) Selenium
12 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
12 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
12 10 (17.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (15.79%) UNIX
13 9 (15.79%) WinRunner
14 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 10 (17.54%) Selenium
3 9 (15.79%) WinRunner
4 5 (8.77%) TestDirector
4 5 (8.77%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.26%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.75%) JMeter
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Toad
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Analyst
1 21 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Tester
3 8 (14.04%) Test Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Automation Tester
4 6 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Test Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Verification Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Test Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Test Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) .NET
2 12 (21.05%) HTML
3 11 (19.30%) JSP
4 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.51%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) ODBC
6 1 (1.75%) JMS
6 1 (1.75%) Spring
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) REST
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) PDA
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) UNIX
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) AIX
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
3 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
4 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
4 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
4 10 (17.54%) CRM
5 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Change Management
7 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Test Planning
8 4 (7.02%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Load Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Test Management
9 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) VBScript
3 12 (21.05%) VB
4 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.30%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) Clojure
7 1 (1.75%) ClojureScript
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) ISTQB
2 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 10 (17.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (14.04%) Degree
6 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
6 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (8.77%) MCSE
7 5 (8.77%) MCSA
7 5 (8.77%) ISEB
7 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (8.77%) MCTS
7 5 (8.77%) MCITP
8 2 (3.51%) HNC
8 2 (3.51%) HND
9 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware ESX
1 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (47.37%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.77%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (8.77%) Netcool
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.75%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) HP
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) Veritas
4 5 (8.77%) McAfee
4 5 (8.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.75%) CA
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago