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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / London
Rank 353 336 349
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 55 79 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 2.45% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 64 55
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +91.66%

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
3396 3229 3160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.76% 15.42% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2471 2410 2437
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £26.39 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 6 £370 -17.77% 2
Bromley - 2 £425 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 67 (56.78%) Selenium
2 59 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (42.37%) SQL
4 48 (40.68%) Finance
5 41 (34.75%) QA
5 41 (34.75%) Test Automation
5 41 (34.75%) HP Quality Center
6 39 (33.05%) HP
7 38 (32.20%) Unix
8 37 (31.36%) Test Scripting
9 36 (30.51%) JIRA
10 33 (27.97%) Java
11 30 (25.42%) Banking
12 27 (22.88%) Regression Testing
12 27 (22.88%) Cucumber
13 26 (22.03%) Functional Testing
14 24 (20.34%) System Integration Testing
14 24 (20.34%) ISTQB
15 23 (19.49%) Automation Testing
16 21 (17.80%) Integration Testing
16 21 (17.80%) BDD
16 21 (17.80%) JUnit
17 20 (16.95%) TDD
17 20 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (16.10%) SoapUI
18 19 (16.10%) Windows
19 18 (15.25%) Oracle
20 17 (14.41%) SOAP
20 17 (14.41%) Scrum
20 17 (14.41%) Test Strategy

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (4.24%) Confluence
2 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
2 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.69%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.69%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.69%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.85%) GitHub
1 1 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) FTP
2 2 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.54%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.69%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
6 1 (0.85%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (56.78%) Selenium
2 36 (30.51%) JIRA
3 27 (22.88%) Cucumber
4 21 (17.80%) JUnit
5 19 (16.10%) SoapUI
6 13 (11.02%) LoadRunner
7 12 (10.17%) WebDriver
8 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
8 11 (9.32%) NUnit
8 11 (9.32%) Sahi
9 10 (8.47%) JMeter
9 10 (8.47%) WATIR
10 9 (7.63%) Git (software)
10 9 (7.63%) SpecFlow
10 9 (7.63%) Zephyr
11 8 (6.78%) Maven
12 5 (4.24%) CasperJS
12 5 (4.24%) Hudson
12 5 (4.24%) Subversion
12 5 (4.24%) TestComplete
General
1 48 (40.68%) Finance
2 30 (25.42%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.24%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.24%) Front Office
5 4 (3.39%) Back Office
5 4 (3.39%) Retail
6 3 (2.54%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (41.53%) Analyst
2 44 (37.29%) Test Analyst
3 20 (16.95%) Tester
4 19 (16.10%) Automation Test Analyst
5 17 (14.41%) Test Engineer
6 15 (12.71%) Automation Tester
6 15 (12.71%) Test Leader
7 11 (9.32%) Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Test Manager
9 9 (7.63%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) QA Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) SQL Analyst
11 7 (5.93%) Automation Test Lead
12 6 (5.08%) QA Analyst
12 6 (5.08%) QA Specialist
12 6 (5.08%) QA Test Engineer
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Automation Tester
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) SOAP
2 13 (11.02%) .NET
3 11 (9.32%) XML
4 9 (7.63%) HTML
5 5 (4.24%) Gherkin
5 5 (4.24%) RESTful
5 5 (4.24%) Spring
5 5 (4.24%) Web Services
6 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.39%) JMS
6 4 (3.39%) REST
6 4 (3.39%) Swagger
7 3 (2.54%) HTML5
7 3 (2.54%) jQuery
7 3 (2.54%) JSON
8 2 (1.69%) J2EE
8 2 (1.69%) JSP
9 1 (0.85%) CSS
9 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Equities
2 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.08%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.69%) Fintech
5 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.69%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Derivative
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.20%) Unix
2 19 (16.10%) Windows
3 13 (11.02%) Linux
4 4 (3.39%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (34.75%) Test Automation
3 37 (31.36%) Test Scripting
4 27 (22.88%) Regression Testing
5 26 (22.03%) Functional Testing
6 24 (20.34%) System Integration Testing
7 23 (19.49%) Automation Testing
8 21 (17.80%) BDD
8 21 (17.80%) Integration Testing
9 20 (16.95%) TDD
9 20 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (14.41%) Scrum
10 17 (14.41%) Test Strategy
11 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (13.56%) Non-Functional Testing
11 16 (13.56%) Software Testing
12 15 (12.71%) Test Management
13 14 (11.86%) Automated Testing
14 12 (10.17%) Defect Tracking
15 10 (8.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.37%) SQL
2 33 (27.97%) Java
3 15 (12.71%) Shell Script
4 13 (11.02%) VBScript
5 10 (8.47%) C#
6 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.78%) Ruby
7 6 (5.08%) Python
8 5 (4.24%) VB
9 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.54%) VBA
11 2 (1.69%) C
11 2 (1.69%) Perl
11 2 (1.69%) PHP
11 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) Go
12 1 (0.85%) Groovy
12 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) ISTQB
2 16 (13.56%) ISEB
3 4 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (3.39%) PhD
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (34.75%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) SDET
3 2 (1.69%) WCAG
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) XenApp
1 4 (3.39%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (34.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.69%) Ansible
2 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.85%) Graphite
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (33.05%) HP
2 18 (15.25%) Oracle
3 10 (8.47%) IBM
4 6 (5.08%) Sybase
5 4 (3.39%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.39%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.69%) Calypso
6 2 (1.69%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) Temenos
7 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.85%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.85%) CA
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.85%) Perforce
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.85%) webMethods
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