The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 107 117 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing QuickTest Pro 15 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.13% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.73% 1.00% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 14
Average daily rate
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£293 £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.46% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £235 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £332 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £16.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -18.75%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
317 301 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.42% 13.49% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 202 137
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.87 £31.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

QuickTest Pro Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

QuickTest Pro Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

QuickTest Pro
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire -2 9 £325 - 3
South Yorkshire +7 5 £275 +17.02% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (38.46%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
6 7 (26.92%) Selenium
7 6 (23.08%) QA
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (19.23%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) High Availability
8 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
9 3 (11.54%) JIRA
9 3 (11.54%) Test Management
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) OO
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) MySQL
9 3 (11.54%) SOAP
9 3 (11.54%) DSDM
9 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (11.54%) REST
9 3 (11.54%) WebDriver

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Star Schema
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Toad
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Test Analyst
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) SOAP
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) High Availability
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.54%) Test Management
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) DSDM
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Telerik
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica