The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 101 96 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 2.39% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £300 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
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
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
314 293 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.30% 17.92% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 222 101
Median daily rate £400 £335 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

HP UFT
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leeds region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP