The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 70 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 2.21% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
HP UFT
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
136 136 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.55% 15.18% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 103 85
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Median hourly rate £41.75 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.93 £41.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £41.00 £36.25
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 Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

HP UFT
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bristol region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP