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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 74 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.66% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.97% 5.00% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate £238 £264 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.95% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £316 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+378.87% -41.44%
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
78 140 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.33% 10.63% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 79 69
Average daily rate £325 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 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 +5 4 £306 +2.08%
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Banking
4 7 (58.33%) Selenium
5 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (41.67%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
8 3 (25.00%) Temenos T24
8 3 (25.00%) Retail
8 3 (25.00%) Temenos
8 3 (25.00%) eggPlant
8 3 (25.00%) User Stories
9 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
10 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (8.33%) SQL
10 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 1 (8.33%) Test Management
10 1 (8.33%) JIRA
10 1 (8.33%) Migration

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) HR Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Testing
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Temenos
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft