The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.39%
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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 Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 68 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.26% 13.36% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 36 14
Average daily rate £375 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £47.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +111.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP UFT across the Bedfordshire region.

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

HP UFT
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT.

1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle