The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 68 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 1.18% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.45% 10.94% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate £200 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
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 East

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

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
110 128 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.26% 10.82% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 74 54
Average daily rate £328 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 3 - -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Test Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle