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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £339
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
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
69 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.79% 14.58% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 16
Median daily rate £350 £350 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 23 July 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 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 11 (91.67%) TestComplete
3 8 (66.67%) QA
4 7 (58.33%) Software Delivery
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (33.33%) System Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Selenium
7 1 (8.33%) Test Management
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
7 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation

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 (91.67%) JIRA
1 11 (91.67%) TestComplete
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Automation Tester
1 11 (91.67%) Tester
2 7 (58.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 7 (58.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
3 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 7 (58.33%) Software Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA