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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
London / City of London
Rank 148 146 175
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 7 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 1.64% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
503 427 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 13.38% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 332 589
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) SoapUI

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 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) Sahi
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) WATIR
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
4 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.69%) JBehave
4 1 (7.69%) JMeter
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.69%) NetBeans
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) RSpec
4 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JSF
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Struts
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.69%) Equities
1 1 (7.69%) Fintech
1 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com