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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 500 487 396
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -91
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 133 148 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 2.02% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 92 110
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 £297 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
HP UFT
UK

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
8337 7339 6531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.48% 13.85% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5677 4888 4246
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 125 116
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.14 £47.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 47 £450 +28.57% 8
South East +6 32 £450 +9.09% 5
Yorkshire -2 10 £386 +13.60% 2
North East -20 10 £291 +5.90%
West Midlands -24 10 £300 - 2
South West +13 8 £325 +4.41% 3
North West +6 6 - - 3
East Midlands -5 4 £313 -21.87% 1
East of England +7 3 £425 +102.38% 3
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UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 130 (44.83%) HP
2 112 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.62%) Selenium
3 107 (36.90%) SQL
4 92 (31.72%) Test Scripting
5 88 (30.34%) Java
6 83 (28.62%) LoadRunner
7 81 (27.93%) Test Automation
8 76 (26.21%) QA
9 71 (24.48%) HP Quality Center
10 67 (23.10%) Functional Testing
11 66 (22.76%) ISTQB
12 65 (22.41%) Software Testing
12 65 (22.41%) Finance
13 52 (17.93%) Test Strategy
14 50 (17.24%) ISEB
15 49 (16.90%) .NET
16 48 (16.55%) Oracle
17 47 (16.21%) Automated Testing
17 47 (16.21%) Automation Testing
18 46 (15.86%) TDD
18 46 (15.86%) VB
19 44 (15.17%) Regression Testing
19 44 (15.17%) BDD
20 43 (14.83%) JIRA
21 42 (14.48%) Unix
22 41 (14.14%) Cucumber
22 41 (14.14%) Security Cleared
23 40 (13.79%) C#
24 39 (13.45%) VBScript

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.41%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.72%) Confluence
3 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) MS Project
3 2 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.07%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.38%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.38%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.38%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (1.38%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.34%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.03%) SaaS
3 2 (0.69%) Force.com
3 2 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.45%) SAN
2 3 (1.03%) FTP
3 2 (0.69%) Firewall
3 2 (0.69%) HTTP
3 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.69%) WinSCP
3 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (2.76%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.38%) DB2
6 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.03%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.69%) MS Access
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.69%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.34%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.34%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 112 (38.62%) Selenium
2 83 (28.62%) LoadRunner
3 43 (14.83%) JIRA
4 41 (14.14%) Cucumber
5 24 (8.28%) JMeter
6 22 (7.59%) WebDriver
7 21 (7.24%) Sahi
7 21 (7.24%) SoapUI
7 21 (7.24%) WATIR
8 19 (6.55%) TestComplete
9 18 (6.21%) JUnit
9 18 (6.21%) SpecFlow
10 16 (5.52%) WinRunner
11 12 (4.14%) NUnit
11 12 (4.14%) Zephyr
12 11 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (3.10%) Facilita Forecast
13 9 (3.10%) Jenkins
14 8 (2.76%) Ranorex
14 8 (2.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (22.41%) Finance
2 38 (13.10%) Banking
3 12 (4.14%) Retail
4 9 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.72%) Military
7 4 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Automotive
8 3 (1.03%) Back Office
9 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.69%) Front Office
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (33.79%) Analyst
2 93 (32.07%) Test Analyst
3 65 (22.41%) Tester
4 44 (15.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 39 (13.45%) Automation Tester
6 25 (8.62%) Consultant
7 24 (8.28%) Test Engineer
8 23 (7.93%) Test Manager
9 17 (5.86%) Test Leader
10 14 (4.83%) Test Consultant
11 12 (4.14%) Financial Analyst
11 12 (4.14%) Test Automation Manager
12 11 (3.79%) Test Automation Consultant
13 10 (3.45%) QA Analyst
13 10 (3.45%) QA Tester
13 10 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
13 10 (3.45%) Senior Tester
14 9 (3.10%) Test Specialist
15 8 (2.76%) Automation Test Lead
15 8 (2.76%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.90%) .NET
2 26 (8.97%) XML
3 21 (7.24%) HTML
4 20 (6.90%) SOAP
5 19 (6.55%) Web Services
6 11 (3.79%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.79%) JSP
7 9 (3.10%) REST
8 8 (2.76%) JSON
9 3 (1.03%) jQuery
9 3 (1.03%) Middleware
10 2 (0.69%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.69%) Java EE
10 2 (0.69%) Mason
10 2 (0.69%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.34%) Flash
11 1 (0.34%) MSMQ
11 1 (0.34%) ODBC
11 1 (0.34%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.10%) Fixed Income
2 8 (2.76%) Performance Metrics
3 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.07%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.38%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.38%) Derivative
5 4 (1.38%) Equities
6 3 (1.03%) Fintech
6 3 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.69%) IVR
7 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.69%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (0.69%) Psychology
7 2 (0.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.48%) Unix
2 34 (11.72%) Windows
3 23 (7.93%) Linux
4 2 (0.69%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.34%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) Debian
5 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) SUSE
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (31.72%) Test Scripting
3 81 (27.93%) Test Automation
4 67 (23.10%) Functional Testing
5 65 (22.41%) Software Testing
6 52 (17.93%) Test Strategy
7 47 (16.21%) Automated Testing
7 47 (16.21%) Automation Testing
8 46 (15.86%) TDD
9 44 (15.17%) BDD
9 44 (15.17%) Regression Testing
10 34 (11.72%) Waterfall
11 33 (11.38%) Migration
12 31 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (9.66%) Scrum
13 28 (9.66%) SDLC
14 26 (8.97%) Open Source
15 25 (8.62%) Test Management
16 21 (7.24%) CRM
17 20 (6.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (36.90%) SQL
2 88 (30.34%) Java
3 46 (15.86%) VB
4 40 (13.79%) C#
5 39 (13.45%) VBScript
6 23 (7.93%) JavaScript
7 20 (6.90%) Ruby
8 15 (5.17%) C++
8 15 (5.17%) Python
8 15 (5.17%) VBA
9 14 (4.83%) C
10 11 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.41%) F#
12 7 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.03%) PHP
15 2 (0.69%) Groovy
15 2 (0.69%) R
15 2 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (22.76%) ISTQB
2 50 (17.24%) ISEB
3 41 (14.14%) Security Cleared
4 39 (13.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (11.72%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (3.45%) CCNA
7 10 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (2.41%) Degree
9 7 (2.41%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.69%) MCP
11 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.69%) OCP
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.69%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (26.21%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 71 (24.48%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.76%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.69%) DameWare
4 2 (0.69%) Linux-HA
4 2 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.34%) Nmap
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 130 (44.83%) HP
2 48 (16.55%) Oracle
3 22 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.86%) IBM
5 14 (4.83%) SAP
6 6 (2.07%) Temenos
7 4 (1.38%) Green Hat
8 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.03%) Veritas
8 3 (1.03%) VMware
9 2 (0.69%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.69%) Sybase
9 2 (0.69%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.34%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.34%) Telerik
10 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.34%) webMethods
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