The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 52 59
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.17% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.89% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
95 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.89% 9.06% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 33
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP UFT across the Hertfordshire region.

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

HP UFT
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle