The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 47 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.52% 1.68% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 13.46% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£338 £358 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.82%
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
South East

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 Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 12.01% 12.47% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 16
Average daily rate £333 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 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
Brighton -5 2 £338 -5.59%
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Firebug
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Firebug
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification