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 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 56 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% 2.68% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
East of England

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
73 112 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.96% 14.66% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 28
Median daily rate £431 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -12.16%
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £425 -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Flash
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP