The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 47 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.18% - 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.26% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £210 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.47% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+378.87% -41.44%
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 Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
108 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.53% 15.98% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 15 5
Median daily rate £330 £320 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -34.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £538 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Kent

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 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 Kent region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 13 (92.86%) Finance
1 13 (92.86%) Automated Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
2 11 (78.57%) JIRA
2 11 (78.57%) TestComplete
3 10 (71.43%) QA
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 7 (50.00%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) Automation Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 4 (28.57%) System Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
7 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) UML
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 2 (14.29%) Test Management
8 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) JIRA
1 11 (78.57%) TestComplete
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Automation Tester
1 11 (78.57%) Tester
2 7 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 7 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Automated Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
6 3 (21.43%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft