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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £339
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
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
147 88 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.07% 11.78% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 62 45
Median daily rate £450 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 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 4 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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

1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration