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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 109 115 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -29
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 8 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.29% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.43% 1.53% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate £300 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £395 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
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
329 391 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.35% 18.87% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 173 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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
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 9 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 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
Fareham - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 52 (92.86%) HP
2 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 40 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (62.50%) Oracle
6 34 (60.71%) Test Automation
7 32 (57.14%) Functional Testing
7 32 (57.14%) VB
8 31 (55.36%) Test Scripting
9 28 (50.00%) Selenium
9 28 (50.00%) .NET
10 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
11 21 (37.50%) C#
12 20 (35.71%) Java
13 19 (33.93%) Regression Testing
14 18 (32.14%) WebDriver
15 17 (30.36%) ISTQB
15 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
15 17 (30.36%) HTML
15 17 (30.36%) Oracle Reports
16 16 (28.57%) Test Strategy
17 15 (26.79%) Oracle APEX
17 15 (26.79%) C++
18 14 (25.00%) VBScript
18 14 (25.00%) CRM
18 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
18 14 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 13 (23.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 13 (23.21%) Project Management
19 13 (23.21%) DV Cleared

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Selenium
2 18 (32.14%) WebDriver
3 15 (26.79%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
6 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.93%) JUnit
7 5 (8.93%) TestComplete
7 5 (8.93%) WATIR
8 2 (3.57%) JIRA
9 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.79%) Subversion
9 1 (1.79%) Trac
General
1 7 (12.50%) Military
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Tester
2 17 (30.36%) Automation Tester
3 15 (26.79%) Consultant
4 13 (23.21%) Analyst
4 13 (23.21%) Test Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) Test Consultant
6 8 (14.29%) Test Specialist
7 7 (12.50%) Agile Tester
7 7 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
7 7 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
8 5 (8.93%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (8.93%) Test Automation Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) SAP Test Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Tester
10 3 (5.36%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.71%) Web Services
5 4 (7.14%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) IVR
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Debian
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.79%) SUSE
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (60.71%) Test Automation
3 32 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 31 (55.36%) Test Scripting
5 19 (33.93%) Regression Testing
6 16 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 14 (25.00%) CRM
8 13 (23.21%) BDD
8 13 (23.21%) Project Management
9 12 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
10 11 (19.64%) Scrum
11 10 (17.86%) Knowledge Management
12 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 7 (12.50%) Test Management
13 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
13 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
13 6 (10.71%) Migration
13 6 (10.71%) User Stories
14 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
14 5 (8.93%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) VB
2 21 (37.50%) C#
3 20 (35.71%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
5 15 (26.79%) C++
6 14 (25.00%) VBScript
7 9 (16.07%) F#
8 3 (5.36%) PHP
9 2 (3.57%) SQL
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 17 (30.36%) ISTQB
4 14 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (23.21%) DV Cleared
5 13 (23.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 11 (19.64%) ISEB
7 9 (16.07%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (92.86%) HP
2 35 (62.50%) Oracle
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Telerik
5 4 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat