The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 10 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.70% 2.08% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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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 West Lothian region.

Development Applications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 27.03% 31.25% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
Average daily rate £375 £375 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

QuickTest Pro
Top 9 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Degree

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP