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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 106 92 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.065% 0.68% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 4.07% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+378.87% -41.44%
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
299 221 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.52% 16.63% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 160 114
Median daily rate £401 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

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 4 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 Leeds region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) HP
3 14 (87.50%) .NET
4 13 (81.25%) LoadRunner
5 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
6 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
6 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (43.75%) Confluence
6 7 (43.75%) Load Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
6 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (43.75%) Ruby
6 7 (43.75%) PKI
6 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
6 7 (43.75%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
6 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
6 7 (43.75%) Python
6 7 (43.75%) SNMP
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) C
6 7 (43.75%) C#
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) Perl
6 7 (43.75%) ISEB
6 7 (43.75%) JMeter

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (81.25%) LoadRunner
3 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
4 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 7 (43.75%) JMeter
5 2 (12.50%) eggPlant
5 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Leader
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Web Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Web Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Agile Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Principal Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Load Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) Feature Driven Development
8 1 (6.25%) Kanban
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) Perl
1 7 (43.75%) Python
1 7 (43.75%) Ruby
1 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) HP