The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Solihull region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.81% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.63 - £32.25
Development Applications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.06% 17.24% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £313 £314 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -31.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £285 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
QuickTest Pro
West Midlands

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

QuickTest Pro
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET