The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 134 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 4 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.89% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 6.16% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £255 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £373 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
428 422 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.11% 14.44% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 277 117
Average daily rate £385 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 10
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.79 £33.70 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £44.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in the South West

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
Bristol +5 3 £300 -18.64% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (25.00%) Dependency Management
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.25%) Robot Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Behat
4 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) Dojo
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (25.00%) Dependency Management
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) NetApp
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
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