The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 49 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.21% 1.69% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 10.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 73 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.67% 15.47% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 29
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £468 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

QuickTest Pro
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) AS400
1 9 (100.00%) Workflow
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Workflow
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft