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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 44 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.27% - 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£315 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -21.25%
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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
117 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.12% 14.15% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 11
Average daily rate £323 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (100.00%) Test Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP