The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 428 321 365
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +44
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 149 252 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 4.11% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 128 121
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.75 -
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6649 6125 5246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.38% 12.79% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4429 3968 3328
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 128 148
Average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £32.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £47.82 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in England

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in England

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in England

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in England

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 56 £375 -9.09% 12
South East -66 43 £375 +15.38% 14
North West -14 14 £313 +11.60% 5
East of England 0 10 £210 -26.95% 5
Yorkshire -30 8 £370 +48.00% 4
South West -21 7 £300 -0.82% 1
North East -25 5 £336 -8.81% 1
East Midlands -12 4 £378 +20.18% 5
Midlands - 2 - - 1
West Midlands +3 1 - -
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HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 127 (40.71%) Selenium
2 126 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (36.86%) Test Automation
4 104 (33.33%) SQL
4 104 (33.33%) Finance
5 100 (32.05%) HP
6 99 (31.73%) HP Quality Center
7 94 (30.13%) QA
8 93 (29.81%) Test Scripting
9 85 (27.24%) Java
10 73 (23.40%) LoadRunner
11 63 (20.19%) Automated Testing
12 60 (19.23%) .NET
13 57 (18.27%) Software Testing
14 55 (17.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 54 (17.31%) Test Strategy
16 49 (15.71%) Test Management
16 49 (15.71%) ISTQB
17 48 (15.38%) ISEB
18 47 (15.06%) XML
19 46 (14.74%) TDD
19 46 (14.74%) BDD
20 44 (14.10%) Security Cleared
21 43 (13.78%) Scrum
21 43 (13.78%) Regression Testing
22 42 (13.46%) UNIX
22 42 (13.46%) Banking
23 40 (12.82%) Cucumber
24 36 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
25 35 (11.22%) Waterfall

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.49%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.21%) MQSeries
3 7 (2.24%) Confluence
4 4 (1.28%) Node.js
4 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 14 (4.49%) MS Office
2 13 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.60%) Internet
2 2 (0.64%) VoIP
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) CDMA
3 1 (0.32%) GSM
3 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.85%) DB2
3 10 (3.21%) DbVisualizer
4 9 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.28%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 127 (40.71%) Selenium
2 73 (23.40%) LoadRunner
3 40 (12.82%) Cucumber
4 30 (9.62%) SoapUI
5 28 (8.97%) JIRA
6 24 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 22 (7.05%) Visual Studio
8 18 (5.77%) JMeter
9 17 (5.45%) Sahi
9 17 (5.45%) WATIR
9 17 (5.45%) Jenkins
10 14 (4.49%) JUnit
11 13 (4.17%) Maven
12 12 (3.85%) SpecFlow
13 9 (2.88%) Facilita Forecast
14 8 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (2.24%) RSpec
16 6 (1.92%) Rational Functional Tester
16 6 (1.92%) TestNG
16 6 (1.92%) FitNesse
General
1 104 (33.33%) Finance
2 42 (13.46%) Banking
3 21 (6.73%) Retail
4 14 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.92%) Back Office
7 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.28%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.96%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.64%) Marketing
10 2 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.64%) Automotive
10 2 (0.64%) Electronics
10 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.64%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (40.06%) Analyst
2 111 (35.58%) Test Analyst
3 77 (24.68%) Tester
4 48 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 28 (8.97%) Test Leader
6 27 (8.65%) QA Analyst
7 26 (8.33%) Automation Tester
8 21 (6.73%) Automation Analyst
9 18 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
9 18 (5.77%) QA Test Analyst
10 16 (5.13%) Test Engineer
11 15 (4.81%) Test Specialist
11 15 (4.81%) QA Tester
12 12 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (3.85%) Performance Tester
13 11 (3.53%) Senior Test Analyst
13 11 (3.53%) Automation Specialist
14 9 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
15 8 (2.56%) Developer
16 7 (2.24%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.23%) .NET
2 47 (15.06%) XML
3 29 (9.29%) Web Services
4 20 (6.41%) HTML
5 19 (6.09%) SOAP
6 13 (4.17%) J2EE
7 12 (3.85%) MSMQ
8 10 (3.21%) Flash
8 10 (3.21%) RESTful
9 8 (2.56%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.24%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.28%) Mustache
11 4 (1.28%) Sass
11 4 (1.28%) JSON
11 4 (1.28%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.96%) CSS
12 3 (0.96%) YAML
12 3 (0.96%) REST
13 2 (0.64%) WCF
13 2 (0.64%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.88%) Performance Metrics
3 8 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.92%) Equities
5 6 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.60%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.96%) Clustering
8 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.96%) Derivative
8 3 (0.96%) Physics
8 3 (0.96%) New Media
8 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.64%) User Experience
9 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.46%) UNIX
2 29 (9.29%) Windows
3 15 (4.81%) Linux
4 8 (2.56%) Android
5 7 (2.24%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.60%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.28%) Solaris
7 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.96%) AIX
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (36.86%) Test Automation
3 93 (29.81%) Test Scripting
4 63 (20.19%) Automated Testing
5 57 (18.27%) Software Testing
6 55 (17.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 54 (17.31%) Test Strategy
8 49 (15.71%) Test Management
9 46 (14.74%) TDD
9 46 (14.74%) BDD
10 43 (13.78%) Scrum
10 43 (13.78%) Regression Testing
11 36 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (11.22%) Waterfall
12 35 (11.22%) Automation Testing
13 31 (9.94%) System Testing
14 30 (9.62%) Performance Testing
15 27 (8.65%) Integration Testing
16 26 (8.33%) Functional Testing
17 25 (8.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 104 (33.33%) SQL
2 85 (27.24%) Java
3 34 (10.90%) C#
4 31 (9.94%) VB
4 31 (9.94%) Ruby
5 28 (8.97%) VBScript
6 22 (7.05%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.56%) VBA
8 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.60%) C++
9 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.96%) C
10 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.64%) Python
11 2 (0.64%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.32%) ABAP
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (15.71%) ISTQB
2 48 (15.38%) ISEB
3 44 (14.10%) Security Cleared
4 29 (9.29%) SC Cleared
5 28 (8.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (7.05%) Degree
7 6 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.64%) HP AIS
9 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.64%) MCTS
9 2 (0.64%) MCITP
9 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.64%) MCSE
9 2 (0.64%) MCSA
10 1 (0.32%) PhD
10 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (30.13%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 99 (31.73%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.24%) Puppet
2 7 (2.24%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.64%) Netcool
4 2 (0.64%) SCCM
5 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 100 (32.05%) HP
2 33 (10.58%) Oracle
3 27 (8.65%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.69%) IBM
5 12 (3.85%) Sybase
6 9 (2.88%) Splunk
7 5 (1.60%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.28%) SAP
8 4 (1.28%) Citrix
9 3 (0.96%) Veritas
9 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.96%) McAfee
10 2 (0.64%) VMware
10 2 (0.64%) Telerik
10 2 (0.64%) Wall Street Systems
10 2 (0.64%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.64%) Talend
10 2 (0.64%) Cisco
11 1 (0.32%) DataCash
11 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg
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