The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 40 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.94% - 2.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.77% - 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £423 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +76.00%
HP UFT
South Wales

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

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 127 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.30% 29.88% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 114 56
Median daily rate £400 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
4 5 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Workflow
5 4 (40.00%) AS400
6 3 (30.00%) JMeter
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Groovy
6 3 (30.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (30.00%) V-Model
6 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) J2EE
6 3 (30.00%) SOAP
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) RAD

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) JMeter
3 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (30.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) The Grinder
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) RAD
4 3 (30.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) V-Model
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Groovy
1 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Siebel