The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 69 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.10% 0.98% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.42% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £12.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -24.24%
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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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 75 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.93% 14.73% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 35 51
Average daily rate £375 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.17% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (61.54%) HP
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) AS400
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft