The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
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
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
75 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.18% 7.76% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 32
Average daily rate £431 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £38.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 - £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

HP UFT
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP