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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 84 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.084% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.26% 0.67% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£331 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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%
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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
184 149 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.74% 12.46% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 87 48
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.45 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.42% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (75.00%) Test Management
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Fund Accounting
5 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (33.33%) System Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
8 2 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (8.33%) SDLC
9 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
9 1 (8.33%) Line Management
9 1 (8.33%) Coaching
9 1 (8.33%) BDD
9 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (8.33%) Android
9 1 (8.33%) Open Source

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Management
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) CMMI
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
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