The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 133 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 5 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.52% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 3.48% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £355 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.38 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
411 460 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.58% 15.03% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 262 111
Average daily rate £353 £391 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 19
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.24 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +39.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.66 £30.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
Hertfordshire -8 3 - - 7
Norfolk +6 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (88.24%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) LoadRunner
3 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
5 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) SOAP
5 7 (41.18%) IBM
5 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
6 6 (35.29%) System Testing
6 6 (35.29%) DbVisualizer
6 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (35.29%) Flash
6 6 (35.29%) MQSeries
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) J2EE
6 6 (35.29%) DB2
6 6 (35.29%) Retail
6 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Selenium
7 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (35.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
1 6 (35.29%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) LoadRunner
2 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
3 6 (35.29%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) JMeter
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) AccuRev
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.76%) Hudson
5 2 (11.76%) Ant
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) SOAP
3 6 (35.29%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) Flash
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 6 (35.29%) System Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Information Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCDST
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) HP
2 7 (41.18%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
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