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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 103 58 93
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +35
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 22 60 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.98% 2.91% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.27% 19.17% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 7
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£375 £381 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £483 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £331
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.38 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
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
351 313 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.68% 15.20% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 178 203
Average daily rate £363 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £284 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 - 8 £363 -
Southampton -2 1 £375 +19.04%
Gosport -15 1 £370 -17.77%
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (82.14%) HP
2 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 18 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 17 (60.71%) Oracle
5 15 (53.57%) VB
6 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (46.43%) Selenium
7 13 (46.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (39.29%) .NET
9 10 (35.71%) VBScript
9 10 (35.71%) ISEB
9 10 (35.71%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
10 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
11 8 (28.57%) Java
12 7 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
13 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
13 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
14 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (17.86%) Scrum
14 5 (17.86%) C#
14 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (14.29%) JSP
15 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 4 (14.29%) C++
15 4 (14.29%) HTML

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Tester
2 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) Automation Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Test Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Automation Specialist
5 5 (17.86%) Test Specialist
6 4 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) JSP
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Test Scripting
1 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) User Stories
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) TDD
9 1 (3.57%) Release Management
9 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) VB
2 10 (35.71%) VBScript
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) F#
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (35.71%) ISEB
5 7 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (14.29%) HP AIS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) HP
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com