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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.20% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £108.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+204.22% +162.96%
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
166 150 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.47% 14.88% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 101 35
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £41.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.62% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Rally

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 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Rally
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat