The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 101 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 1.44% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +26.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +76.00%
HP UFT
England

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

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
240 209 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.26% 13.57% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 118 109
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 3 (33.33%) Fintech
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) R
4 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) JBehave
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) R
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP