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 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £12.38
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
137 143 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.44% 13.08% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 97 29
Median daily rate £400 £380 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £294 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.18%
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 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