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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 101 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.30% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 2.89% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £420 £200 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +91.66%

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
197 381 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.69% 20.42% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 217 173
Median daily rate £425 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.95 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham -15 2 £448 - 2
Andover - 2 £325 -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) HP
2 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) Test Scripting
3 12 (70.59%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (64.71%) VBScript
4 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (64.71%) SpecFlow
4 11 (64.71%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
4 11 (64.71%) F#
4 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (52.94%) User Stories
5 9 (52.94%) Scrum
5 9 (52.94%) Migration
5 9 (52.94%) C++
6 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
6 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
8 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
8 2 (11.76%) Trac
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) SpecFlow
2 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
4 2 (11.76%) Trac
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.88%) Robot Framework
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Tester
2 11 (64.71%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Test Scripting
3 11 (64.71%) Defect Tracking
3 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) F#
2 11 (64.71%) VBScript
3 9 (52.94%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) HP
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP