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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 70 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 2.75% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £318 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.85% +2.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +76.00%
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
181 182 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.55% 12.14% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 114 106
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle