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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 461 486 337
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -149
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 157 123 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.25% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 1.92% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 69 140
Median daily rate £386 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £316 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £108.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £108.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+204.22% -41.44%
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
7546 6398 6235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.37% 13.01% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5224 4184 4116
Median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 121 141
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.19 £45.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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 -9 57 £445 -1.11% 6
South East +13 47 £350 +12.90% 7
Yorkshire +9 15 £350 - 1
North West -4 9 £326 +4.40% 1
North East -51 9 £324 -9.58%
East Midlands - 6 £700 - 1
South West 0 5 £275 -8.33% 3
East of England +2 4 £300 +15.38% 3
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
HP UFT
UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 164 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (47.49%) HP
3 135 (39.82%) SQL
4 127 (37.46%) Selenium
5 113 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 100 (29.50%) Finance
7 96 (28.32%) LoadRunner
7 96 (28.32%) Test Scripting
8 94 (27.73%) QA
9 85 (25.07%) Functional Testing
10 83 (24.48%) ISTQB
11 78 (23.01%) Software Testing
12 77 (22.71%) Test Strategy
13 75 (22.12%) HP Quality Center
13 75 (22.12%) Automated Testing
14 73 (21.53%) ISEB
15 68 (20.06%) Java
16 62 (18.29%) JIRA
17 61 (17.99%) Banking
18 59 (17.40%) Automation Testing
19 58 (17.11%) Cucumber
20 53 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 48 (14.16%) Regression Testing
22 47 (13.86%) .NET
22 47 (13.86%) Oracle
22 47 (13.86%) Test Management
23 44 (12.98%) Windows
24 43 (12.68%) Security Cleared
25 41 (12.09%) Unix
25 41 (12.09%) Scrum

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 16 (4.72%) Confluence
2 8 (2.36%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.59%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.59%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.59%) SAS
5 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.18%) MS Project
3 3 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.59%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.59%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.59%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.24%) SNMP
2 7 (2.06%) HTTP
3 6 (1.77%) SAN
4 4 (1.18%) WinSCP
5 3 (0.88%) FTP
6 2 (0.59%) Firewall
6 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.72%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.13%) DB2
4 10 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.36%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.18%) MS Access
8 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.59%) Big Data
9 2 (0.59%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.59%) MySQL
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 127 (37.46%) Selenium
2 96 (28.32%) LoadRunner
3 62 (18.29%) JIRA
4 58 (17.11%) Cucumber
5 32 (9.44%) Jenkins
5 32 (9.44%) JMeter
6 27 (7.96%) SoapUI
7 24 (7.08%) WebDriver
8 18 (5.31%) JUnit
9 17 (5.01%) TestComplete
10 15 (4.42%) WinRunner
11 12 (3.54%) eggPlant
11 12 (3.54%) Facilita Forecast
12 11 (3.24%) Visual Studio
12 11 (3.24%) WATIR
13 10 (2.95%) Capybara
14 9 (2.65%) SpecFlow
14 9 (2.65%) Travis CI
15 8 (2.36%) Subversion
16 7 (2.06%) Maven
General
1 100 (29.50%) Finance
2 61 (17.99%) Banking
3 23 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.13%) Retail
5 10 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 3 (0.88%) Front Office
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.59%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (34.51%) Analyst
2 107 (31.56%) Test Analyst
3 82 (24.19%) Tester
4 45 (13.27%) Automation Test Analyst
5 37 (10.91%) Automation Tester
6 33 (9.73%) Test Manager
7 27 (7.96%) Test Leader
8 26 (7.67%) Test Engineer
9 21 (6.19%) QA Tester
9 21 (6.19%) Senior Tester
10 20 (5.90%) Consultant
11 17 (5.01%) QA Leader
12 15 (4.42%) Banking Analyst
12 15 (4.42%) QA Analyst
12 15 (4.42%) Test Consultant
13 13 (3.83%) Lead Tester
13 13 (3.83%) Test Automation Manager
14 12 (3.54%) Test Automation Consultant
15 11 (3.24%) Architect
15 11 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.86%) .NET
2 28 (8.26%) HTML
2 28 (8.26%) XML
3 22 (6.49%) SOAP
4 18 (5.31%) Gherkin
5 16 (4.72%) MSMQ
6 14 (4.13%) Web Services
7 9 (2.65%) RESTful
8 7 (2.06%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.06%) jQuery
9 6 (1.77%) JSP
10 4 (1.18%) Ajax
10 4 (1.18%) Middleware
10 4 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (0.88%) JSON
11 3 (0.88%) REST
11 3 (0.88%) SailPoint
12 2 (0.59%) IBM Integration Bus
12 2 (0.59%) J2EE
12 2 (0.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (4.42%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.24%) Fixed Income
2 11 (3.24%) Performance Metrics
2 11 (3.24%) PKI
3 10 (2.95%) Derivative
4 7 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (1.47%) Physics
7 4 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.88%) Equities
8 3 (0.88%) IVR
9 2 (0.59%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.98%) Windows
2 41 (12.09%) Unix
3 30 (8.85%) Linux
4 11 (3.24%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.59%) Android
5 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.59%) Debian
5 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.59%) SUSE
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 96 (28.32%) Test Scripting
4 85 (25.07%) Functional Testing
5 78 (23.01%) Software Testing
6 77 (22.71%) Test Strategy
7 75 (22.12%) Automated Testing
8 59 (17.40%) Automation Testing
9 48 (14.16%) Regression Testing
10 47 (13.86%) Test Management
11 41 (12.09%) Scrum
12 37 (10.91%) TDD
12 37 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (10.62%) Waterfall
14 31 (9.14%) BDD
14 31 (9.14%) Performance Testing
15 30 (8.85%) Migration
16 29 (8.55%) System Testing
17 28 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (8.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 135 (39.82%) SQL
2 68 (20.06%) Java
3 37 (10.91%) C#
4 32 (9.44%) VB
5 31 (9.14%) Ruby
6 30 (8.85%) JavaScript
7 21 (6.19%) Python
7 21 (6.19%) VBScript
8 19 (5.60%) Shell Script
9 18 (5.31%) C
10 17 (5.01%) VBA
11 16 (4.72%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.54%) Perl
13 8 (2.36%) C++
14 7 (2.06%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.88%) Groovy
17 2 (0.59%) F#
17 2 (0.59%) Scala
18 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 83 (24.48%) ISTQB
2 73 (21.53%) ISEB
3 53 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 43 (12.68%) Security Cleared
5 30 (8.85%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.42%) Degree
7 13 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (3.24%) PhD
9 8 (2.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (1.77%) CCNA
10 6 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.59%) MCP
13 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.59%) OCP
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.59%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (27.73%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.29%) GPG13
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.29%) SDET
3 1 (0.29%) WAI
3 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) KVM
1 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 75 (22.12%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.24%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.18%) DameWare
3 4 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.29%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.29%) Nmap
5 1 (0.29%) nmon
5 1 (0.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 161 (47.49%) HP
2 47 (13.86%) Oracle
3 29 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.54%) IBM
5 11 (3.24%) Sybase
6 8 (2.36%) SAP
7 5 (1.47%) Citrix
7 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.18%) LexisNexis
8 4 (1.18%) Telerik
9 3 (0.88%) ATG
9 3 (0.88%) Green Hat
9 3 (0.88%) Informatica
9 3 (0.88%) Temenos
10 2 (0.59%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.59%) Rally
10 2 (0.59%) Veritas
10 2 (0.59%) VMware
11 1 (0.29%) WorldPay
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