The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Wales 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.63 - £32.25
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
101 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.19% 13.33% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 32
Average daily rate £400 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
QuickTest Pro
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QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Wales

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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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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
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Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £313 -
QuickTest Pro
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QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) AS400
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) Toad
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Banking

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft