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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
South West / Bristol
Rank 69 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% - 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% - 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £263 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
147 113 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.36% 12.71% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 123
Median daily rate £325 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £324 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £411 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 2
Median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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
1 3 (100.00%) 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%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) TestComplete
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%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB