The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 35 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.31% 2.21% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 11.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£355 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
HP UFT
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Development Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 44 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.99% 19.47% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 2
Average daily rate £350 £320 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £368 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +1 3 £355 +17.70%
HP UFT
East Midlands

HP UFT
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing HP UFT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP UFT.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing HP UFT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP