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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 55 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 0.26% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.23% 2.06% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate £325 £350 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
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
71 97 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.51% 12.55% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 62
Average daily rate £288 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +42.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (52.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) WinRunner
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (44.00%) Selenium
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) MCTS
6 9 (36.00%) MCITP
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) MCSE
6 9 (36.00%) MCSA
6 9 (36.00%) TestDirector
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (36.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) Change Management
7 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (28.00%) PDA
8 7 (28.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) SQL

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (4.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
1 11 (44.00%) WinRunner
2 9 (36.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Analyst
1 18 (72.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Automation Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) PDA
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Derivative
3 2 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
1 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
1 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (36.00%) Change Management
3 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) BDD
8 2 (8.00%) Document Management
8 2 (8.00%) Records Management
8 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
9 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
9 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) MCITP
1 9 (36.00%) MCSA
1 9 (36.00%) MCSE
1 9 (36.00%) MCTS
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (36.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
2 5 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 5 (20.00%) Veritas
3 2 (8.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
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