The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 75 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 2.91% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £309 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.65% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
155 172 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.30% 11.68% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 84 92
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £264 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (50.00%) Protractor

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Protractor
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP