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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 75 79
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.43% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.96% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.57% +162.96%
HP UFT
Scotland

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
203 121 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.63% 8.61% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 79 82
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +27.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) DHTML
1 1 (25.00%) DOM
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle