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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / East Midlands
Rank 94 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.40% - 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.76% - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £313 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
217 189 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.54% 12.59% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 106 118
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire - 6 £313 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) Functional Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
6 3 (23.08%) Fintech
6 3 (23.08%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (7.69%) JBehave
8 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
8 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (7.69%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) R
8 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy

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 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Ranorex
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fintech
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Functional Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Test Management
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) R
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Teradata