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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 103 105 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -33
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 1.41% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £375 £390 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +143.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
278 354 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.72% 20.58% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 259 87
Median daily rate £413 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik