The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 49 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% - 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£395 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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 Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 53 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.13% 15.68% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 8
Average daily rate £375 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

QuickTest Pro
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Confluence
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Vagrant
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) RSpec
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Zephyr

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) RSpec
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP