The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 371 353 347
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 43 67 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 1.94% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 67
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £298 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.39%
HP UFT
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3438 3461 3108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.60% 14.65% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2496 2234
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Average hourly rate £26.39 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.35% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £37.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.25 £86.80 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in London

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in London

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in London

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the London region.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in London

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 8 £378 -16.11% 3
Docklands, London -6 1 £410 +6.84%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 51 (45.13%) SQL
2 46 (40.71%) Selenium
3 44 (38.94%) Finance
3 44 (38.94%) Test Automation
4 42 (37.17%) QA
4 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (31.86%) HP
6 31 (27.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (27.43%) Test Scripting
6 31 (27.43%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (26.55%) Automated Testing
7 30 (26.55%) Java
8 26 (23.01%) Banking
9 25 (22.12%) .NET
9 25 (22.12%) LoadRunner
10 22 (19.47%) ISTQB
11 20 (17.70%) XML
12 18 (15.93%) ISEB
12 18 (15.93%) Test Strategy
13 17 (15.04%) BDD
13 17 (15.04%) Test Management
14 16 (14.16%) Scrum
14 16 (14.16%) Functional Testing
15 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (13.27%) Cucumber
16 14 (12.39%) Waterfall
16 14 (12.39%) Software Testing
16 14 (12.39%) Migration
17 13 (11.50%) IBM
17 13 (11.50%) Oracle

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.77%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Office
2 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
1 1 (0.88%) Internet
1 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
1 1 (0.88%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.65%) DB2
3 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.65%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 46 (40.71%) Selenium
2 25 (22.12%) LoadRunner
3 15 (13.27%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.73%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.19%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.42%) JUnit
7 5 (4.42%) JIRA
7 5 (4.42%) WATIR
7 5 (4.42%) RequisitePro
7 5 (4.42%) Rational Robot
7 5 (4.42%) Rational Functional Tester
7 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.42%) Sahi
8 4 (3.54%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.65%) Calabash
9 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.77%) Geb
General
1 44 (38.94%) Finance
2 26 (23.01%) Banking
3 12 (10.62%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.96%) Retail
5 5 (4.42%) Back Office
5 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.65%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Analyst
2 38 (33.63%) Test Analyst
3 28 (24.78%) Tester
4 19 (16.81%) Test Manager
5 18 (15.93%) QA Analyst
6 12 (10.62%) QA Test Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Automation Tester
8 8 (7.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.19%) Test Leader
10 6 (5.31%) Test Specialist
11 5 (4.42%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Senior QA Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Developer
12 4 (3.54%) Senior QA Test Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) Automation Test Analyst
13 3 (2.65%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.12%) .NET
2 20 (17.70%) XML
3 11 (9.73%) MSMQ
4 8 (7.08%) SOAP
4 8 (7.08%) Web Services
5 7 (6.19%) Gherkin
6 6 (5.31%) HTML
7 4 (3.54%) J2EE
8 3 (2.65%) JSON
8 3 (2.65%) YAML
9 2 (1.77%) REST
9 2 (1.77%) XML Messaging
9 2 (1.77%) Flash
10 1 (0.88%) FpML
10 1 (0.88%) Ajax
10 1 (0.88%) jQuery
10 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.88%) CSS
10 1 (0.88%) JSP
10 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.42%) Equities
5 4 (3.54%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.65%) Physics
6 3 (2.65%) Derivative
6 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.77%) User Experience
7 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) New Media
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) UNIX
2 5 (4.42%) Windows
3 3 (2.65%) Android
3 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.94%) Test Automation
2 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (27.43%) Test Scripting
4 30 (26.55%) Automated Testing
5 18 (15.93%) Test Strategy
6 17 (15.04%) BDD
6 17 (15.04%) Test Management
7 16 (14.16%) Scrum
7 16 (14.16%) Functional Testing
8 14 (12.39%) Migration
8 14 (12.39%) Software Testing
8 14 (12.39%) Waterfall
9 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.62%) System Testing
9 12 (10.62%) TDD
10 11 (9.73%) ITIL
10 11 (9.73%) PRINCE2
10 11 (9.73%) Performance Testing
10 11 (9.73%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.13%) SQL
2 30 (26.55%) Java
3 13 (11.50%) C#
4 10 (8.85%) Ruby
5 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.19%) VB
7 6 (5.31%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.54%) VBScript
8 4 (3.54%) VBA
9 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.77%) Groovy
10 2 (1.77%) Python
10 2 (1.77%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.88%) ABAP
11 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) ISTQB
2 18 (15.93%) ISEB
3 12 (10.62%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.85%) Degree
5 9 (7.96%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PhD
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (37.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (27.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (31.86%) HP
2 13 (11.50%) Oracle
2 13 (11.50%) IBM
3 9 (7.96%) Sybase
4 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.42%) Splunk
6 2 (1.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.88%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.88%) Murex
7 1 (0.88%) Calypso
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