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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 47 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.87% 0.58% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
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
76 116 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.56% 22.44% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 76 11
Average daily rate £469 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +9 2 £405 -40.24%
Gloucester - 2 £400 - 1
HP UFT
South West

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) RSpec
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) RSpec
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (83.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP