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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 435 367 366
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -1
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 152 223 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 3.46% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 107 123
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£350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.37% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.39%
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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
6989 6447 5501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.55% 13.04% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4641 4212 3511
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 134 134
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -31 46 £350 -12.50% 10
South East -70 44 £400 +11.88% 6
North West -6 19 £319 +22.50% 7
Yorkshire -20 11 £340 +47.82% 6
East of England +3 9 £210 -26.95% 4
South West -1 8 £300 +9.09% 2
East Midlands -8 6 £378 +25.83% 3
North East -23 6 £300 -16.95%
Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
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HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 118 (40.14%) Selenium
2 115 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (38.44%) Test Automation
4 101 (34.35%) HP
4 101 (34.35%) SQL
5 99 (33.67%) Finance
6 88 (29.93%) Java
7 84 (28.57%) QA
8 83 (28.23%) HP Quality Center
9 81 (27.55%) Test Scripting
9 81 (27.55%) LoadRunner
10 61 (20.75%) Software Testing
11 60 (20.41%) Automated Testing
12 56 (19.05%) .NET
13 55 (18.71%) Test Strategy
14 49 (16.67%) Test Management
14 49 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (15.99%) ISTQB
16 46 (15.65%) TDD
16 46 (15.65%) XML
17 45 (15.31%) UNIX
17 45 (15.31%) Cucumber
18 44 (14.97%) BDD
19 42 (14.29%) ISEB
20 40 (13.61%) Security Cleared
21 39 (13.27%) Regression Testing
22 38 (12.93%) Performance Testing
23 37 (12.59%) Banking
24 35 (11.90%) Scrum
24 35 (11.90%) Oracle

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.40%) MQSeries
3 8 (2.72%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.38%) Confluence
5 5 (1.70%) Node.js
6 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (4.76%) MS Office
2 12 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.34%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.34%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.04%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) VoIP
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.74%) DB2
3 10 (3.40%) DbVisualizer
4 9 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.36%) PowerCenter
8 3 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.34%) MySQL
10 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 118 (40.14%) Selenium
2 81 (27.55%) LoadRunner
3 45 (15.31%) Cucumber
4 33 (11.22%) SoapUI
5 26 (8.84%) Visual Studio
6 21 (7.14%) JMeter
7 20 (6.80%) WebDriver
8 18 (6.12%) JIRA
9 17 (5.78%) WATIR
9 17 (5.78%) Sahi
9 17 (5.78%) Jenkins
10 15 (5.10%) Facilita Forecast
10 15 (5.10%) SpecFlow
10 15 (5.10%) JUnit
11 12 (4.08%) Maven
12 7 (2.38%) RSpec
12 7 (2.38%) FitNesse
12 7 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.38%) LoadUI
13 5 (1.70%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 99 (33.67%) Finance
2 37 (12.59%) Banking
3 19 (6.46%) Retail
4 15 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.38%) Back Office
7 6 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.36%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.36%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Legal
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 115 (39.12%) Analyst
2 101 (34.35%) Test Analyst
3 76 (25.85%) Tester
4 42 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 26 (8.84%) Test Leader
5 26 (8.84%) Automation Tester
6 25 (8.50%) QA Analyst
7 19 (6.46%) Automation Analyst
8 16 (5.44%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (5.44%) Performance Tester
8 16 (5.44%) Test Engineer
8 16 (5.44%) QA Test Analyst
9 15 (5.10%) Test Specialist
10 11 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.74%) Automation Specialist
11 10 (3.40%) Developer
11 10 (3.40%) QA Tester
11 10 (3.40%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (2.72%) Architect
12 8 (2.72%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.05%) .NET
2 46 (15.65%) XML
3 34 (11.56%) Web Services
4 30 (10.20%) HTML
5 17 (5.78%) SOAP
6 13 (4.42%) J2EE
7 10 (3.40%) Flash
7 10 (3.40%) MSMQ
7 10 (3.40%) RESTful
7 10 (3.40%) Gherkin
8 8 (2.72%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.70%) CSS
10 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.36%) REST
10 4 (1.36%) Mustache
10 4 (1.36%) Sass
11 3 (1.02%) YAML
11 3 (1.02%) JSON
12 2 (0.68%) WCF
12 2 (0.68%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
3 10 (3.40%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.38%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.70%) Equities
6 5 (1.70%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.70%) New Media
6 5 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.02%) Derivative
7 3 (1.02%) Physics
7 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) DTV
8 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.31%) UNIX
2 29 (9.86%) Windows
3 19 (6.46%) Linux
4 4 (1.36%) Windows NT
4 4 (1.36%) Solaris
4 4 (1.36%) Android
4 4 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (38.44%) Test Automation
3 81 (27.55%) Test Scripting
4 61 (20.75%) Software Testing
5 60 (20.41%) Automated Testing
6 55 (18.71%) Test Strategy
7 49 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 49 (16.67%) Test Management
8 46 (15.65%) TDD
9 44 (14.97%) BDD
10 39 (13.27%) Regression Testing
11 38 (12.93%) Performance Testing
12 35 (11.90%) Scrum
13 34 (11.56%) Waterfall
14 32 (10.88%) Automation Testing
14 32 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (9.52%) System Testing
15 28 (9.52%) Functional Testing
16 24 (8.16%) Open Source
16 24 (8.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (34.35%) SQL
2 88 (29.93%) Java
3 35 (11.90%) C#
4 30 (10.20%) VB
5 29 (9.86%) Ruby
6 27 (9.18%) VBScript
7 23 (7.82%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.72%) VBA
9 7 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.36%) C
10 4 (1.36%) C++
11 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.68%) Groovy
12 2 (0.68%) Python
13 1 (0.34%) ABAP
13 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (15.99%) ISTQB
2 42 (14.29%) ISEB
3 40 (13.61%) Security Cleared
4 29 (9.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (9.18%) SC Cleared
6 20 (6.80%) Degree
7 5 (1.70%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.68%) HP AIS
9 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.34%) MCTS
10 1 (0.34%) MCITP
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.34%) MCSE
10 1 (0.34%) MCSA
10 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 83 (28.23%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.38%) Puppet
2 7 (2.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.34%) Netcool
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (34.35%) HP
2 35 (11.90%) Oracle
3 23 (7.82%) IBM
4 22 (7.48%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.08%) Splunk
6 8 (2.72%) Sybase
7 6 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (2.04%) SAP
8 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.68%) Telerik
9 2 (0.68%) Wall Street Systems
9 2 (0.68%) Talend
9 2 (0.68%) Citrix
9 2 (0.68%) Cisco
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas
10 1 (0.34%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.34%) hybris
10 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.34%) McAfee
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