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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 79 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.08% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.48% 1.17% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Average daily rate £475 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
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
292 171 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.65% 15.01% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 136 83
Average daily rate £425 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 18 (81.82%) HP
4 17 (77.27%) LoadRunner
5 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
6 11 (50.00%) JIRA
7 10 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (45.45%) PKI
7 10 (45.45%) JMeter
7 10 (45.45%) Mac OS X
7 10 (45.45%) SNMP
7 10 (45.45%) Windows
7 10 (45.45%) Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Confluence
7 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
7 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
8 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
8 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (40.91%) C
8 9 (40.91%) C#
8 9 (40.91%) Java
8 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
8 9 (40.91%) Python
8 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
8 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
8 9 (40.91%) Ruby

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (77.27%) LoadRunner
3 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 11 (50.00%) JIRA
5 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 10 (45.45%) JMeter
6 2 (9.09%) eggPlant
6 2 (9.09%) Subversion
7 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (31.82%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Test Leader
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Test Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Web Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Web Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Principal Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Agile Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Web Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
1 10 (45.45%) Mac OS X
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 8 (36.36%) Load Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Analytics
5 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
9 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
9 1 (4.55%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C
1 9 (40.91%) C#
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
1 9 (40.91%) Perl
1 9 (40.91%) Python
1 9 (40.91%) Ruby
1 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.55%) GPG13
3 1 (4.55%) WAI
3 1 (4.55%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) HP