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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 93 110 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -58
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 25 12 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.28% 0.56% 3.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.65% 3.64% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 24
Median daily rate £450 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -9.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
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
327 330 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.69% 15.40% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 209 198
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Median hourly rate £53.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £34.57 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gosport +7 8 £450 +21.62%
Andover -14 6 £325 -
Winchester - 3 £363 - 3
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 28 (70.00%) HP
1 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 24 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 24 (60.00%) C#
3 24 (60.00%) Java
3 24 (60.00%) .NET
4 21 (52.50%) Functional Testing
5 18 (45.00%) SQL
5 18 (45.00%) Migration
5 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (40.00%) VB
7 15 (37.50%) Selenium
8 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
8 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
9 13 (32.50%) Oracle
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
10 12 (30.00%) CRM
10 12 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (27.50%) BDD
11 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
11 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
11 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
11 11 (27.50%) C++
11 11 (27.50%) HTML
12 10 (25.00%) CCNA
12 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (25.00%) SAN
12 10 (25.00%) JSP
13 8 (20.00%) VBScript

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:

Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 15 (37.50%) Selenium
3 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
3 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.50%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Automation Tester
1 11 (27.50%) Tester
2 5 (12.50%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Consultant
2 5 (12.50%) Test Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Tester
4 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
2 11 (27.50%) HTML
3 10 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) IVR
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Functional Testing
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Migration
3 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (30.00%) CRM
5 11 (27.50%) BDD
5 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (17.50%) Regression Testing
7 7 (17.50%) User Stories
8 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) Test Management
10 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
10 3 (7.50%) Load Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) C#
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) VB
4 11 (27.50%) C++
4 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) VBScript
6 7 (17.50%) F#
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (25.00%) CCNA
5 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (10.00%) ISEB
7 4 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) HP
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) IBM