The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Surrey region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 80 72 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 5.75% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £279 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £525 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -58.92%
Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
168 174 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.27% 14.02% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 88 102
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 15
Average hourly rate £49.25 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
QuickTest Pro
South East

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
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 28 July 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
Chertsey - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Redhill - - - -
Woking - - - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Serena
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Siebel
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) QARun
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) QARun
5 1 (10.00%) Toad
5 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
1 2 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Serena
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Siebel
4 1 (10.00%) SAP