The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 87 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.40% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.30% 3.14% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£320 £173 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.50% -37.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -
QuickTest Pro
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
182 159 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.07% 12.11% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 103 109
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £187 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) JMeter
6 3 (21.43%) Toad
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
6 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
6 3 (21.43%) QARun
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) GWT
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (14.29%) nginx

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (14.29%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Toad
1 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
1 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
1 3 (21.43%) JMeter
1 3 (21.43%) QARun
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Tester
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Performance Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) GWT
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Siebel
2 2 (14.29%) HP