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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 215 180 188
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 34 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.87% 6.19% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 14
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£320 £328 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
QuickTest Pro
England

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
1185 905 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.92% 10.74% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 492 457
Average daily rate £375 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £34.13 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 12 £400 +48.14% 10
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £425 +70.00% 1
Surrey +3 5 £320 +5.34% 3
Hampshire -37 3 - - 3
West Sussex - 3 £190 - 2
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 4
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 38 (44.19%) Test Automation
2 36 (41.86%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (41.86%) Selenium
3 32 (37.21%) Oracle
4 28 (32.56%) C#
4 28 (32.56%) VB
4 28 (32.56%) HP
4 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (31.40%) ISTQB
5 27 (31.40%) .NET
6 26 (30.23%) Finance
7 25 (29.07%) SQL
7 25 (29.07%) Security Cleared
8 23 (26.74%) Test Scripting
9 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
9 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
10 18 (20.93%) VBScript
10 18 (20.93%) HTML
10 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
11 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
11 16 (18.60%) JSP
11 16 (18.60%) Knowledge Management
12 15 (17.44%) JMeter
12 15 (17.44%) CRM
12 15 (17.44%) Project Management
12 15 (17.44%) Functional Testing
12 15 (17.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 13 (15.12%) ISEB
14 12 (13.95%) Java
14 12 (13.95%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (3.49%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) CDMA
1 3 (3.49%) GSM
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database
1 11 (12.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (41.86%) Selenium
2 15 (17.44%) JMeter
3 12 (13.95%) WebDriver
4 11 (12.79%) LoadRunner
4 11 (12.79%) JIRA
5 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.65%) eggPlant
7 3 (3.49%) Zephyr
7 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.49%) JUnit
7 3 (3.49%) TestDirector
7 3 (3.49%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.49%) Maven
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.33%) QARun
8 2 (2.33%) Toad
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.33%) RSpec
9 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Analyst
2 33 (38.37%) Test Analyst
3 22 (25.58%) Tester
4 21 (24.42%) Test Manager
5 10 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Automation Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Test Leader
7 7 (8.14%) Software Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Systems Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Software Tester
11 3 (3.49%) Automation Specialist
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Performance Tester
11 3 (3.49%) Test Specialist
11 3 (3.49%) QA Tester
12 2 (2.33%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) .NET
2 18 (20.93%) HTML
3 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 16 (18.60%) JSP
4 4 (4.65%) XML
5 2 (2.33%) GWT
5 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) OLE
6 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.49%) iPad
1 3 (3.49%) iPhone
2 2 (2.33%) AS400
2 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) PKI
3 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) UNIX
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) Windows NT
3 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) Test Automation
2 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.74%) Test Scripting
4 16 (18.60%) Knowledge Management
5 15 (17.44%) CRM
5 15 (17.44%) Project Management
5 15 (17.44%) Functional Testing
6 11 (12.79%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
7 9 (10.47%) Line Management
7 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
7 9 (10.47%) TDD
8 8 (9.30%) Scrum
8 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.30%) BDD
8 8 (9.30%) Test Strategy
8 8 (9.30%) Test Management
9 7 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.14%) Automation Testing
9 7 (8.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) C#
1 28 (32.56%) VB
2 25 (29.07%) SQL
3 18 (20.93%) VBScript
3 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.95%) Java
5 2 (2.33%) C
5 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) ISTQB
2 25 (29.07%) Security Cleared
3 19 (22.09%) SC Cleared
4 15 (17.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 13 (15.12%) ISEB
6 10 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 5 (5.81%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 36 (41.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.16%) Netcool
4 1 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (37.21%) Oracle
2 28 (32.56%) HP
3 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) McAfee
4 1 (1.16%) IBM
4 1 (1.16%) Veritas
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £373 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TRG
Rate: 375-425 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 8 days ago