The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 54 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 8 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.26% 0.58% 2.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.80% 5.38% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £387 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.03% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £325 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
HP UFT
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
138 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.73% 10.70% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 40 30
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.54% -
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 Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP UFT across the Glasgow region.

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Glasgow region.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 22 (91.67%) HP
2 20 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 20 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 20 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 19 (79.17%) Oracle
3 19 (79.17%) CRM
4 18 (75.00%) VB
4 18 (75.00%) C#
4 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (75.00%) Functional Testing
5 17 (70.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 17 (70.83%) HTML
5 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
5 17 (70.83%) .NET
5 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
6 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
7 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
8 12 (50.00%) ISEB
9 10 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
11 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
12 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (20.83%) SQL
13 5 (20.83%) Project Management
13 5 (20.83%) Migration
14 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
14 4 (16.67%) Java
14 4 (16.67%) JSP
14 4 (16.67%) CCNA

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.17%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Tester
3 8 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QC Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
1 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) AIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) CRM
2 18 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
1 18 (75.00%) VB
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 20 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 20 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 12 (50.00%) ISEB
4 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) HP
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle
3 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) VMware