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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 71 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 5 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 1.18% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.10% 14.04% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 16
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £367 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.38
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
82 114 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.21% 8.43% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 70
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 5 £450 +4.65%
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Temenos T24
3 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Temenos
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) JMeter
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) VBScript
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (16.67%) eggPlant

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) eggPlant
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) HR Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Temenos
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) SAP