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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 97 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.39% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.43% 2.06% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£395 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
247 194 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.96% 16.68% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 122 73
Average daily rate £330 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £407 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing HP UFT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP UFT.

1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) QA
3 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
3 10 (66.67%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
4 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 9 (60.00%) Sahi
4 9 (60.00%) WATIR
4 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (53.33%) Ruby
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (53.33%) .NET
6 7 (46.67%) Open Source
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
9 3 (20.00%) Node.js
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) Mustache
9 3 (20.00%) Sass
9 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing HP UFT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) WATIR
2 9 (60.00%) Sahi
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 3 (20.00%) Mustache
5 3 (20.00%) Sass
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) XSD
7 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (66.67%) BDD
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Open Source
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Test Management
9 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft