The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.38 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
HP UFT
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.27% 7.90% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 48
Average daily rate £375 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

HP UFT
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis