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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 57 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 12 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.31% 1.95% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.08% 17.35% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.38 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
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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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
119 98 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.01% 11.23% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 40
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) Legal
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) Sybase
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Derivative
7 3 (21.43%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (21.43%) Time Management
7 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Document Management
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow
9 1 (7.14%) VMware
9 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (7.14%) Clustering
9 1 (7.14%) Software Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
2 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Derivative
1 3 (21.43%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) VMware