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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 162 205 170
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -35
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 1.03% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 21
Median daily rate £450 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
HP UFT
London

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
609 777 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.90% 13.12% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 633 621
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
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 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
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 26 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) WorldPay
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) ADO
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) ODBC
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux

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 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ADO
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) ODBC
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) DTCC
2 1 (16.67%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (16.67%) Spread Betting
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
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