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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 38 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.30% 0.26% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+378.87% -41.44%
HP UFT
East of England

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
29 30 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.84% 7.65% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 33
Median daily rate £350 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £50.20 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 - £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat