The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 52 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.23% 0.98% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 5.95% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £470 £400 £678
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -40.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +76.00%
HP UFT
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
85 84 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.63% 16.44% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 67
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £361 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HP UFT
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center