The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
London / City of London
Rank 150 140 171
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +31
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 2.34% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 12
Median daily rate £370 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £334 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
499 428 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.15% 14.29% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 336 581
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £328 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 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 City of London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) VBScript
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQLPlus
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Sahi
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) Toad
5 2 (14.29%) WATIR
5 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
6 1 (7.14%) JMeter
6 1 (7.14%) JUnit
6 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (7.14%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) NUnit
6 1 (7.14%) RSpec
6 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) QA Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) API Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) WCAG
3 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods
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