The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 125 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 4.35% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Median daily rate £350 £280 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £316 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.11% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.57% +162.96%
HP UFT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
232 276 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.57% 10.91% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 150 136
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Berkshire region.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 - -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) Introscope
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Introscope
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Robotium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (33.33%) nmon