The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 11 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 Watford 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 20 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.15% 2.41% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.71% 50.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £29.50
Development Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.43% 4.82% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate £344 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £375 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
QuickTest Pro
Hertfordshire

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Watford

QuickTest Pro
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Flash
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) System Testing
1 6 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) System Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) HP