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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.08% 1.01% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 3.74% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £423 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +91.66%

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
56 107 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.07% 26.95% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 91 48
Median daily rate £388 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 19 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
3 2 (50.00%) Linux

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 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Groovy
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) HP