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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 126 137 136
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.078% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 1.75% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £210 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -26.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
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
347 458 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.61% 14.70% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 262 235
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £33.90 £28.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Hertfordshire +13 2 £425 +13.33%
HP UFT
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA

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

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Trac
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat