The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 219 188 178
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 44 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.58% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.60% 5.15% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 37
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£375 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £459 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1221 1068 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.00% 11.27% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 615 514
Average daily rate £363 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £38.70 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in the South East

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Berkshire -6 18 £400 +50.94% 6
Hampshire -19 11 £390 +4.00% 1
Surrey +1 4 £300 -57.14% 6
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (47.30%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (40.54%) Test Automation
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.19%) Selenium
4 24 (32.43%) HP
4 24 (32.43%) Test Scripting
5 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
5 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
6 22 (29.73%) JIRA
6 22 (29.73%) ISTQB
7 19 (25.68%) Finance
8 17 (22.97%) VB
8 17 (22.97%) .NET
9 15 (20.27%) C#
9 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
10 14 (18.92%) Java
10 14 (18.92%) Oracle
10 14 (18.92%) Scrum
10 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
11 13 (17.57%) JMeter
12 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
12 12 (16.22%) ISEB
13 11 (14.86%) Test Strategy
13 11 (14.86%) Integration Testing
14 10 (13.51%) Functional Testing
14 10 (13.51%) Cucumber
14 10 (13.51%) Automation Testing
14 10 (13.51%) VBScript
14 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
14 10 (13.51%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (12.16%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) CDMA
1 3 (4.05%) GSM
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (39.19%) Selenium
2 22 (29.73%) JIRA
3 13 (17.57%) JMeter
4 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 10 (13.51%) Cucumber
6 9 (12.16%) JUnit
6 9 (12.16%) Maven
6 9 (12.16%) SoapUI
7 8 (10.81%) RSpec
7 8 (10.81%) LoadRunner
8 5 (6.76%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.41%) eggPlant
9 4 (5.41%) WinRunner
10 3 (4.05%) TestDirector
11 2 (2.70%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.70%) InstallShield
12 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (40.54%) Analyst
2 28 (37.84%) Test Analyst
3 18 (24.32%) Tester
4 13 (17.57%) Test Leader
5 11 (14.86%) Test Manager
6 9 (12.16%) Software Tester
7 7 (9.46%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Automation Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Test Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Performance Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Performance Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 10 (13.51%) HTML
3 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.81%) JSP
4 2 (2.70%) GWT
4 2 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) WCF
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Clustering
3 3 (4.05%) iPhone
3 3 (4.05%) iPad
4 2 (2.70%) PDA
5 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.05%) AIX
3 3 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Test Automation
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Test Scripting
3 14 (18.92%) Scrum
3 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
4 11 (14.86%) Test Strategy
4 11 (14.86%) Integration Testing
5 10 (13.51%) Functional Testing
5 10 (13.51%) Automation Testing
6 8 (10.81%) Test Management
6 8 (10.81%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (10.81%) CRM
6 8 (10.81%) Project Management
6 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.11%) TDD
9 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.76%) System Testing
10 4 (5.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) VB
2 15 (20.27%) C#
3 14 (18.92%) Java
4 10 (13.51%) VBScript
4 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.16%) SQL
6 7 (9.46%) Ruby
7 4 (5.41%) VBA
8 2 (2.70%) C
8 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) ISTQB
3 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.22%) ISEB
5 8 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (10.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.05%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.70%) MCTS
8 2 (2.70%) MCITP
8 2 (2.70%) MCSE
8 2 (2.70%) MCSA
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (47.30%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (12.16%) Puppet
3 8 (10.81%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.70%) SCCM
5 2 (2.70%) Netcool
6 1 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) HP
2 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Veritas
4 3 (4.05%) Citrix
4 3 (4.05%) McAfee
5 2 (2.70%) VMware
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