The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the 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 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+378.87% -41.44%
HP UFT
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
189 144 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.12% 14.17% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 100 35
Median daily rate £406 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Cheshire region.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) eggPlant
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum-ban
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Process
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) JSON

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
2 4 (80.00%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum-ban
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Process
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Rally
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat