The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 95 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.13% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.67% 1.09% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 12
Average daily rate
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£325 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £325
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% -
QuickTest Pro
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
218 184 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.85% 12.37% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 136 98
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £243 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.87 £31.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +82.35%
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 Yorkshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the West Yorkshire region.

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Leeds - 4 £268 - 2
QuickTest Pro
Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) HP
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Selenium
6 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (25.00%) High Availability
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
9 3 (15.00%) QA
9 3 (15.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) MVC
9 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) DSDM
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
10 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle EDQ

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) DSDM
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) HP
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) BMC
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects