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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
UK / England
Rank 424 435 429
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 137 181 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 2.59% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 126 98
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
6968 6995 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.94% 14.71% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4630 4676 4365
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 187 116
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £26.83 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.74 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

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 February 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 February 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 -13 52 £400 -5.88% 14
South East +17 25 £410 +14.68% 9
North East -6 20 £350 +9.37%
South West +10 12 £263 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +15 8 £430 +66.99%
East Midlands +6 7 £300 -57.14%
North West +24 6 £475 +24.18%
Yorkshire +8 3 £288 -40.72% 3
East of England -1 3 £425 +21.42% 2
HP UFT
UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 157 (60.62%) Selenium
2 126 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (42.08%) Test Automation
4 92 (35.52%) SQL
5 85 (32.82%) HP
6 76 (29.34%) QA
6 76 (29.34%) Test Scripting
7 73 (28.19%) Java
8 66 (25.48%) Finance
9 62 (23.94%) Regression Testing
10 60 (23.17%) Oracle
11 58 (22.39%) TDD
12 56 (21.62%) BDD
13 52 (20.08%) JIRA
14 50 (19.31%) Cucumber
14 50 (19.31%) Automation Testing
15 49 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (18.53%) Test Management
17 44 (16.99%) Functional Testing
18 43 (16.60%) Automated Testing
18 43 (16.60%) .NET
19 42 (16.22%) Unix
20 41 (15.83%) Banking
20 41 (15.83%) User Acceptance Testing
21 39 (15.06%) HP Quality Center
21 39 (15.06%) C#
22 38 (14.67%) LoadRunner
23 37 (14.29%) XML
23 37 (14.29%) Scrum
23 37 (14.29%) Software Testing

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 (4.63%) Confluence
2 8 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.54%) JBoss
5 2 (0.77%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.39%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.16%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (9.27%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.16%) FLEXCUBE
2 3 (1.16%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.16%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.93%) GitHub
2 3 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Slack
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.39%) Loggly
4 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.09%) PuTTY
1 8 (3.09%) WinSCP
2 3 (1.16%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) Intranet
2 3 (1.16%) SNMP
3 2 (0.77%) FTP
3 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) IPv4
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.72%) Oracle Database
1 20 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.79%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.32%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (1.54%) MySQL
8 2 (0.77%) DB2
8 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.77%) MS Access
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
9 1 (0.39%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 157 (60.62%) Selenium
2 52 (20.08%) JIRA
3 50 (19.31%) Cucumber
4 38 (14.67%) LoadRunner
5 35 (13.51%) Jenkins
5 35 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (11.20%) Sahi
7 28 (10.81%) WATIR
8 26 (10.04%) SpecFlow
9 25 (9.65%) JUnit
10 23 (8.88%) SoapUI
11 16 (6.18%) Maven
12 15 (5.79%) JMeter
13 14 (5.41%) WebDriver
14 11 (4.25%) Git (software)
14 11 (4.25%) Subversion
14 11 (4.25%) TeamCity
15 9 (3.47%) NUnit
15 9 (3.47%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (3.47%) Toad
General
1 66 (25.48%) Finance
2 41 (15.83%) Banking
3 12 (4.63%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.86%) Retail
5 6 (2.32%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Back Office
7 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.16%) Front Office
8 2 (0.77%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (35.52%) Analyst
2 90 (34.75%) Test Analyst
3 70 (27.03%) Tester
4 42 (16.22%) Automation Test Analyst
5 41 (15.83%) Automation Tester
6 27 (10.42%) Test Engineer
7 23 (8.88%) Test Manager
8 21 (8.11%) Developer
9 18 (6.95%) QA Tester
9 18 (6.95%) Test Leader
10 16 (6.18%) QA Engineer
11 14 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
12 13 (5.02%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (5.02%) Senior Test Analyst
12 13 (5.02%) Senior Tester
13 10 (3.86%) Agile Test Analyst
14 9 (3.47%) Senior Automation Tester
15 8 (3.09%) Automation Test Lead
15 8 (3.09%) QA Test Engineer
16 7 (2.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.60%) .NET
2 37 (14.29%) XML
3 33 (12.74%) Web Services
4 18 (6.95%) SOAP
5 16 (6.18%) HTML
6 10 (3.86%) Gherkin
7 9 (3.47%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.09%) Spring
9 7 (2.70%) J2EE
10 6 (2.32%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.32%) CSS
10 6 (2.32%) jQuery
10 6 (2.32%) Node.js
11 5 (1.93%) HTML5
11 5 (1.93%) JSON
11 5 (1.93%) REST
11 5 (1.93%) RESTful
11 5 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.54%) Ajax
12 4 (1.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.32%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.54%) Equities
4 4 (1.54%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.54%) NHS
5 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.16%) Fintech
5 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.16%) PKI
6 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.77%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.77%) Replication
6 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) Robotics
7 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.22%) Unix
2 29 (11.20%) Linux
2 29 (11.20%) Windows
3 4 (1.54%) Mac OS
3 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (42.08%) Test Automation
3 76 (29.34%) Test Scripting
4 62 (23.94%) Regression Testing
5 58 (22.39%) TDD
6 56 (21.62%) BDD
7 50 (19.31%) Automation Testing
8 49 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (18.53%) Test Management
10 44 (16.99%) Functional Testing
11 43 (16.60%) Automated Testing
12 41 (15.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (14.29%) Scrum
13 37 (14.29%) Software Testing
14 36 (13.90%) Test Strategy
15 34 (13.13%) Open Source
16 33 (12.74%) System Integration Testing
17 28 (10.81%) Defect Tracking
18 27 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
19 25 (9.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (35.52%) SQL
2 73 (28.19%) Java
3 39 (15.06%) C#
4 32 (12.36%) VBScript
5 29 (11.20%) Ruby
6 23 (8.88%) F#
7 16 (6.18%) Shell Script
8 15 (5.79%) JavaScript
9 13 (5.02%) VB
10 11 (4.25%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.25%) Python
11 10 (3.86%) C++
12 6 (2.32%) C
13 5 (1.93%) Perl
14 4 (1.54%) VBA
15 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.77%) VC++
Qualifications
1 36 (13.90%) ISEB
1 36 (13.90%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.74%) ISTQB
3 27 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.32%) Degree
6 6 (2.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (2.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.54%) PhD
8 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (29.34%) QA
2 7 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.32%) SDET
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.32%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.93%) Docker
3 4 (1.54%) XenApp
3 4 (1.54%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.39%) HDFS
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) LXC
Systems Management
1 39 (15.06%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.70%) Puppet
3 4 (1.54%) Ansible
4 2 (0.77%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.77%) Graphite
4 2 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (32.82%) HP
2 60 (23.17%) Oracle
3 15 (5.79%) IBM
4 13 (5.02%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.70%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (2.70%) VMware
6 6 (2.32%) Remedy
6 6 (2.32%) Sybase
7 5 (1.93%) SAP
8 4 (1.54%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.54%) Green Hat
8 4 (1.54%) Guidewire
8 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.16%) Calypso
9 3 (1.16%) Splunk
9 3 (1.16%) Temenos
10 2 (0.77%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.77%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.77%) CA
10 2 (0.77%) SaltStack
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