The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast 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 South Coast 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 - 7 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast - 6.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £453 -
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
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 12.00% 16.67% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £453 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

QuickTest Pro
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP