The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 110 54 89
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +35
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 11 73 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.51% 3.50% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.34% 20.80% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 9
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.39%
HP UFT
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
329 351 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.35% 16.83% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 201 147
Average daily rate £365 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.57 £35.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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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
Andover - 5 £325 - 1
Southampton -3 1 £375 +19.04% 1
Gosport -10 1 £370 -17.77%
Farnborough - 1 £295 -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 8 (38.10%) HP
5 8 (38.10%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) JUnit
5 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
6 7 (33.33%) Puppet
6 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (33.33%) Vagrant
6 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) RSpec
6 7 (33.33%) Confluence
6 7 (33.33%) MS Office
6 7 (33.33%) ISEB
6 7 (33.33%) JIRA
6 7 (33.33%) Maven
6 7 (33.33%) Ruby
6 7 (33.33%) JMeter
7 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 6 (28.57%) VB
7 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JUnit
1 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
2 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) RSpec
2 7 (33.33%) JMeter
2 7 (33.33%) Maven
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) WinRunner
4 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 5 (23.81%) Test Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) PDA
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) AIX
1 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.76%) User Stories
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Release Management
8 1 (4.76%) Test Management
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.76%) CRM
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) VB
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) VBScript
5 2 (9.52%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 5 (23.81%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (9.52%) MCTS
5 2 (9.52%) MCITP
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 2 (9.52%) MCSA
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) HP AIS
6 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
1 7 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (9.52%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas