The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 38 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.74% 1.89% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 13.89% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +32.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +6.81%
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%
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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 Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.41% 13.64% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 12
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Brighton

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

HP UFT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Firebug
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Firebug
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification