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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 93 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.84% 1.12% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £300 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
- +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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
248 178 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.40% 11.41% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 118 75
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 - 10 £325 - 5
Bradford -8 2 £305 +1.66%
Ilkley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
QuickTest Pro
Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 13 (68.42%) Java
1 13 (68.42%) Selenium
1 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
2 10 (52.63%) QA
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Open Source
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) WATIR
5 7 (36.84%) Sahi
6 6 (31.58%) Ruby
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
9 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
9 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
9 3 (15.79%) RESTful
9 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (15.79%) Node.js
9 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
1 13 (68.42%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) Sahi
2 7 (36.84%) WATIR
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Hudson
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) Mustache
3 3 (15.79%) Sass
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 8 (42.11%) BDD
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) DSDM
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.53%) VCP4
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
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