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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 91 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.23% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 1.96% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
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
186 153 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.14% 11.50% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 88 81
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £307 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
7 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) DHTML
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) SQL

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) DHTML
1 1 (10.00%) DOM
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Fund Accounting
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) CMMI
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle