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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.86% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
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 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
49 65 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.00% 15.48% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 50 33
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) AS400
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics

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 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP