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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / East of England
Rank 120 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 3.72% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £340 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £380 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +2.94%
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
386 323 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.76% 13.89% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 201 216
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 20
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.68 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +40.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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 24 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
Suffolk - 3 £425 - 1
HP UFT
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPv4
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Redmine
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
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