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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 96 111 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -49
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 21 6 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.04% 0.29% 2.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 1.92% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 20
Median daily rate £450 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £365 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £316 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.11% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.57% +162.96%
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
315 312 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.57% 14.96% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 196 185
Median daily rate £385 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.00 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 - 9 £450 -
Basingstoke - 3 £375 -
Andover -9 2 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £513 -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 26 (92.86%) HP
2 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) Functional Testing
4 15 (53.57%) LoadRunner
5 13 (46.43%) VB
6 12 (42.86%) .NET
6 12 (42.86%) Java
6 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (39.29%) C#
7 11 (39.29%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) Migration
8 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
9 9 (32.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 8 (28.57%) CRM
10 8 (28.57%) HTML
10 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 8 (28.57%) Selenium
11 7 (25.00%) Test Management
11 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 7 (25.00%) JSP
11 7 (25.00%) CCNA
11 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (25.00%) SAN
12 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
13 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing

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 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) LoadRunner
2 8 (28.57%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
3 3 (10.71%) WATIR
4 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Trac
General
1 2 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Architect
1 5 (17.86%) Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (7.14%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
4 1 (3.57%) Test Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) IVR
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Debian
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.57%) SUSE
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Functional Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 8 (28.57%) CRM
5 7 (25.00%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.29%) BDD
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) Earned Value Management
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
9 3 (10.71%) SysML
9 3 (10.71%) System Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) VB
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) C++
6 3 (10.71%) VBScript
7 2 (7.14%) F#
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 9 (32.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (7.14%) ISEB
7 2 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) HP
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Telerik
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat