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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
UK / England
Rank 437 411 421
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 128 197 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.86% 2.80% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 145 118
Median daily rate £400 £385 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +91.66%

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
6878 7029 6292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.61% 15.10% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4604 4730 4369
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 175 114
Median hourly rate £41.13 £40.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.23 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -8 56 £425 - 8
North East +4 25 £350 -37.77%
South East +3 10 £425 +18.05% 9
West Midlands -2 10 £430 +21.21% 1
South West +10 8 £369 +5.35% 2
North West +2 7 £464 +32.50% 2
East Midlands - 6 £313 - 2
East of England -2 3 £425 +21.42% 4
Yorkshire -5 2 £200 -56.75% 1
HP UFT
UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 158 (59.85%) Selenium
2 124 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 97 (36.74%) SQL
5 90 (34.09%) QA
6 87 (32.95%) HP
7 79 (29.92%) Test Scripting
8 78 (29.55%) Java
9 69 (26.14%) Finance
10 63 (23.86%) TDD
10 63 (23.86%) BDD
11 55 (20.83%) Regression Testing
12 53 (20.08%) Cucumber
12 53 (20.08%) HP Quality Center
13 51 (19.32%) JIRA
14 50 (18.94%) .NET
14 50 (18.94%) Functional Testing
15 49 (18.56%) Automation Testing
15 49 (18.56%) Oracle
16 47 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (16.67%) Unix
18 40 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
19 39 (14.77%) Automated Testing
19 39 (14.77%) VBScript
20 38 (14.39%) XML
21 37 (14.02%) Ruby
21 37 (14.02%) Software Testing
22 36 (13.64%) C#
22 36 (13.64%) Test Management
22 36 (13.64%) Sahi

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 12 (4.55%) Confluence
2 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.38%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.38%) SAS
5 1 (0.38%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (7.95%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.14%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (1.14%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.14%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) GitHub
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.14%) FTP
1 3 (1.14%) SNMP
2 2 (0.76%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) Network Security
2 2 (0.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.38%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) IPv4
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.30%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.14%) DB2
6 3 (1.14%) MySQL
7 2 (0.76%) MS Access
7 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.76%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.38%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 158 (59.85%) Selenium
2 53 (20.08%) Cucumber
3 51 (19.32%) JIRA
4 36 (13.64%) Sahi
5 35 (13.26%) LoadRunner
5 35 (13.26%) WATIR
6 31 (11.74%) SoapUI
7 26 (9.85%) Jenkins
7 26 (9.85%) SpecFlow
8 25 (9.47%) JUnit
9 23 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (6.06%) JMeter
11 14 (5.30%) TestComplete
11 14 (5.30%) WebDriver
12 13 (4.92%) NUnit
13 10 (3.79%) Maven
13 10 (3.79%) Zephyr
14 9 (3.41%) Git (software)
15 7 (2.65%) Hudson
15 7 (2.65%) JBehave
General
1 69 (26.14%) Finance
2 35 (13.26%) Banking
3 10 (3.79%) Investment Banking
3 10 (3.79%) Retail
4 5 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.89%) Front Office
4 5 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Back Office
6 3 (1.14%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Military
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (35.98%) Analyst
2 90 (34.09%) Test Analyst
3 70 (26.52%) Tester
4 44 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 43 (16.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 28 (10.61%) Test Engineer
7 21 (7.95%) Test Leader
8 19 (7.20%) QA Engineer
9 18 (6.82%) Test Manager
10 17 (6.44%) QA Tester
11 16 (6.06%) Developer
12 13 (4.92%) Senior Tester
12 13 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
13 11 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
14 9 (3.41%) Agile Test Analyst
14 9 (3.41%) QA Analyst
14 9 (3.41%) QA Test Engineer
14 9 (3.41%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.94%) .NET
2 38 (14.39%) XML
3 35 (13.26%) Web Services
4 22 (8.33%) SOAP
5 14 (5.30%) HTML
6 7 (2.65%) Gherkin
6 7 (2.65%) REST
7 6 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.27%) JSON
8 5 (1.89%) RESTful
8 5 (1.89%) Spring
9 4 (1.52%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.52%) J2EE
9 4 (1.52%) JMS
9 4 (1.52%) Swagger
10 3 (1.14%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.14%) CSS
10 3 (1.14%) HTML5
10 3 (1.14%) jQuery
11 2 (0.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.03%) Equities
3 7 (2.65%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.89%) Fintech
6 4 (1.52%) NHS
7 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.14%) PKI
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.76%) Replication
9 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.38%) Derivative
9 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.38%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.38%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.67%) Unix
2 26 (9.85%) Windows
3 21 (7.95%) Linux
4 4 (1.52%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 79 (29.92%) Test Scripting
4 63 (23.86%) BDD
4 63 (23.86%) TDD
5 55 (20.83%) Regression Testing
6 50 (18.94%) Functional Testing
7 49 (18.56%) Automation Testing
8 47 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 39 (14.77%) Automated Testing
11 37 (14.02%) Software Testing
12 36 (13.64%) Test Management
13 34 (12.88%) Open Source
14 33 (12.50%) Scrum
15 32 (12.12%) Test Strategy
16 31 (11.74%) System Integration Testing
17 25 (9.47%) Integration Testing
17 25 (9.47%) Waterfall
18 23 (8.71%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.74%) SQL
2 78 (29.55%) Java
3 39 (14.77%) VBScript
4 37 (14.02%) Ruby
5 36 (13.64%) C#
6 20 (7.58%) Shell Script
7 19 (7.20%) VB
8 15 (5.68%) JavaScript
9 14 (5.30%) F#
9 14 (5.30%) Python
10 11 (4.17%) C++
11 10 (3.79%) C
11 10 (3.79%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.89%) Perl
12 5 (1.89%) VBA
13 3 (1.14%) PHP
14 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (12.50%) ISEB
1 33 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 24 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.52%) Degree
6 4 (1.52%) PhD
7 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (34.09%) QA
2 10 (3.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.52%) SDET
4 2 (0.76%) WCAG
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (1.52%) XenApp
1 4 (1.52%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.76%) Docker
3 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (20.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.76%) Ansible
2 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.38%) Graphite
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 87 (32.95%) HP
2 49 (18.56%) Oracle
3 14 (5.30%) IBM
4 12 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.03%) SAP
6 6 (2.27%) Sybase
7 4 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.52%) Green Hat
7 4 (1.52%) Guidewire
8 3 (1.14%) Calypso
8 3 (1.14%) Temenos
9 2 (0.76%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.38%) Ariba
10 1 (0.38%) Google
10 1 (0.38%) Perforce
10 1 (0.38%) Telerik
10 1 (0.38%) Teradata
10 1 (0.38%) webMethods
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