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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 237 162 183
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +21
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 23 81 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.91% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.03% 7.58% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 36
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.10% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
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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
1132 1069 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.99% 11.96% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 593 499
Average daily rate £363 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £38.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 -7 9 £250 -5.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £293 +17.00% 1
Hampshire -39 6 £358 +10.00% 3
East Sussex - 1 - -
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QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 34 (46.58%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (38.36%) Selenium
4 27 (36.99%) Test Automation
5 25 (34.25%) Test Scripting
6 23 (31.51%) HP
7 22 (30.14%) Finance
8 20 (27.40%) JIRA
8 20 (27.40%) Java
9 18 (24.66%) SQL
10 16 (21.92%) ISEB
10 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
11 15 (20.55%) Scrum
12 14 (19.18%) ISTQB
12 14 (19.18%) Software Testing
12 14 (19.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.44%) Integration Testing
14 12 (16.44%) Test Strategy
14 12 (16.44%) LoadRunner
15 11 (15.07%) VBScript
16 10 (13.70%) Test Management
16 10 (13.70%) System Testing
16 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
16 10 (13.70%) VB
16 10 (13.70%) .NET
16 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
16 10 (13.70%) Regression Testing
16 10 (13.70%) JMeter
17 9 (12.33%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (9.59%) Confluence
2 5 (6.85%) MQSeries
2 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) nginx
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) CDMA
1 3 (4.11%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) DB2
1 5 (6.85%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Selenium
2 20 (27.40%) JIRA
3 12 (16.44%) LoadRunner
4 10 (13.70%) JMeter
4 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.96%) Cucumber
6 7 (9.59%) SoapUI
6 7 (9.59%) Maven
6 7 (9.59%) RSpec
6 7 (9.59%) JUnit
7 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.48%) WinRunner
8 4 (5.48%) eggPlant
9 3 (4.11%) TestDirector
10 2 (2.74%) InstallShield
10 2 (2.74%) TestNG
10 2 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.37%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Analyst
1 31 (42.47%) Test Analyst
2 17 (23.29%) Tester
3 11 (15.07%) Test Leader
4 10 (13.70%) Test Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Software Tester
5 8 (10.96%) Automation Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.48%) Automation Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Tester
9 2 (2.74%) Applications Packager
9 2 (2.74%) Systems Tester
9 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) J2EE
3 5 (6.85%) XML
3 5 (6.85%) Flash
4 2 (2.74%) CSS
4 2 (2.74%) GWT
5 1 (1.37%) RESTful
5 1 (1.37%) JSP
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) iPhone
3 3 (4.11%) iPad
3 3 (4.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) PDA
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) UNIX
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Android
3 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) AIX
5 2 (2.74%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Test Automation
3 25 (34.25%) Test Scripting
4 15 (20.55%) Scrum
5 14 (19.18%) Software Testing
6 12 (16.44%) Integration Testing
6 12 (16.44%) Test Strategy
7 10 (13.70%) Test Management
7 10 (13.70%) System Testing
7 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
7 10 (13.70%) Regression Testing
8 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (12.33%) Automation Testing
9 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.59%) TDD
9 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.48%) SDLC
11 4 (5.48%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) Java
2 18 (24.66%) SQL
3 11 (15.07%) VBScript
4 10 (13.70%) VB
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) C#
6 7 (9.59%) Ruby
7 2 (2.74%) VBA
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.37%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) ISEB
2 14 (19.18%) ISTQB
2 14 (19.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.74%) MCTS
7 2 (2.74%) MCITP
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.74%) MCSE
7 2 (2.74%) MCSA
8 1 (1.37%) HP AIS
8 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (46.58%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (9.59%) Puppet
2 7 (9.59%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.74%) Netcool
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) HP
2 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) Oracle
4 6 (8.22%) IBM
5 4 (5.48%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) Veritas
6 3 (4.11%) McAfee
7 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.37%) SAP
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