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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 61 69
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 1.28% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.59% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Average daily rate - £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
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
111 145 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.00% 16.82% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 124 59
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £42.88 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft