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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / London
Rank 349 339 360
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 57 86 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.63% 2.68% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 36
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £323 £345
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
3507 3207 3160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.04% 15.16% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2341 2347
Median daily rate £475 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 7 £328 -21.79% 2
Bromley - 2 £425 -
West End of London - 1 - - 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 73 (57.48%) Selenium
2 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (40.16%) Finance
3 51 (40.16%) SQL
4 41 (32.28%) Test Automation
5 38 (29.92%) Unix
6 37 (29.13%) HP
6 37 (29.13%) Test Scripting
6 37 (29.13%) Banking
7 35 (27.56%) JIRA
7 35 (27.56%) Java
8 34 (26.77%) QA
9 31 (24.41%) HP Quality Center
9 31 (24.41%) Regression Testing
10 29 (22.83%) Functional Testing
11 27 (21.26%) Automation Testing
11 27 (21.26%) Cucumber
12 26 (20.47%) System Integration Testing
13 24 (18.90%) ISTQB
14 23 (18.11%) Integration Testing
14 23 (18.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (17.32%) Scrum
16 21 (16.54%) JUnit
16 21 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (16.54%) TDD
16 21 (16.54%) Test Strategy
17 19 (14.96%) Oracle
17 19 (14.96%) BDD
18 18 (14.17%) Jenkins
19 17 (13.39%) Windows

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 7 (5.51%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.94%) Confluence
3 3 (2.36%) JBoss
4 2 (1.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
2 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.57%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.57%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.57%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) GitHub
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Slack
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.79%) Loggly
3 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Internet
1 3 (2.36%) Intranet
2 2 (1.57%) FTP
2 2 (1.57%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.15%) MySQL
5 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) DB2
7 1 (0.79%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) Informix
7 1 (0.79%) MS Access
7 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 73 (57.48%) Selenium
2 35 (27.56%) JIRA
3 27 (21.26%) Cucumber
4 21 (16.54%) JUnit
5 18 (14.17%) Jenkins
6 14 (11.02%) Maven
6 14 (11.02%) SoapUI
6 14 (11.02%) WebDriver
7 11 (8.66%) Git (software)
8 10 (7.87%) LoadRunner
8 10 (7.87%) Subversion
9 8 (6.30%) NUnit
9 8 (6.30%) Sahi
10 7 (5.51%) JMeter
10 7 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (5.51%) TeamCity
10 7 (5.51%) WATIR
11 6 (4.72%) Ant
11 6 (4.72%) Hudson
12 5 (3.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 51 (40.16%) Finance
2 37 (29.13%) Banking
3 13 (10.24%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.72%) Retail
5 4 (3.15%) Back Office
5 4 (3.15%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.15%) Law
5 4 (3.15%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (40.94%) Analyst
2 50 (39.37%) Test Analyst
3 24 (18.90%) Tester
4 20 (15.75%) Automation Test Analyst
5 18 (14.17%) Automation Tester
6 16 (12.60%) Test Engineer
6 16 (12.60%) Test Leader
7 13 (10.24%) Developer
8 11 (8.66%) Test Manager
9 10 (7.87%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.30%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (5.51%) Automation Test Lead
11 7 (5.51%) QA Engineer
11 7 (5.51%) Senior Automation Tester
11 7 (5.51%) Senior Tester
12 6 (4.72%) Banking Analyst
12 6 (4.72%) QA Leader
13 5 (3.94%) Programme Manager
13 5 (3.94%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) XML
2 14 (11.02%) SOAP
3 11 (8.66%) HTML
4 10 (7.87%) .NET
5 8 (6.30%) Spring
5 8 (6.30%) Web Services
6 6 (4.72%) jQuery
7 5 (3.94%) Gherkin
7 5 (3.94%) HTML5
7 5 (3.94%) J2EE
7 5 (3.94%) Node.js
7 5 (3.94%) RESTful
8 4 (3.15%) CSS
8 4 (3.15%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.15%) JMS
8 4 (3.15%) Swagger
9 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.36%) JSF
9 3 (2.36%) JSON
9 3 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.15%) Equities
4 3 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.57%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.57%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.79%) Fintech
6 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.92%) Unix
2 17 (13.39%) Windows
3 16 (12.60%) Linux
4 4 (3.15%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.28%) Test Automation
3 37 (29.13%) Test Scripting
4 31 (24.41%) Regression Testing
5 29 (22.83%) Functional Testing
6 27 (21.26%) Automation Testing
7 26 (20.47%) System Integration Testing
8 23 (18.11%) Integration Testing
8 23 (18.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (17.32%) Scrum
10 21 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (16.54%) TDD
10 21 (16.54%) Test Strategy
11 19 (14.96%) BDD
12 17 (13.39%) Automated Testing
12 17 (13.39%) Test Management
13 15 (11.81%) Software Testing
14 14 (11.02%) DevOps
15 13 (10.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (10.24%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (40.16%) SQL
2 35 (27.56%) Java
3 13 (10.24%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.87%) C#
5 9 (7.09%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.09%) VBScript
6 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.72%) Python
7 6 (4.72%) Ruby
8 5 (3.94%) VB
9 3 (2.36%) VBA
10 2 (1.57%) Perl
10 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) AWK
11 1 (0.79%) C
11 1 (0.79%) C++
11 1 (0.79%) Go
11 1 (0.79%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (18.90%) ISTQB
2 17 (13.39%) ISEB
3 5 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (3.15%) PhD
5 3 (2.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.77%) QA
2 6 (4.72%) SDET
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) Docker
2 4 (3.15%) XenApp
2 4 (3.15%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.79%) HDFS
3 1 (0.79%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (24.41%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.51%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.51%) Puppet
3 4 (3.15%) Ansible
4 2 (1.57%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (1.57%) Graphite
4 2 (1.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (29.13%) HP
2 19 (14.96%) Oracle
3 12 (9.45%) IBM
4 6 (4.72%) Sybase
5 5 (3.94%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.15%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.15%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.57%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.57%) CA
7 2 (1.57%) Calypso
7 2 (1.57%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.57%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.57%) SAP
7 2 (1.57%) Temenos
8 1 (0.79%) ATG
8 1 (0.79%) Informatica
8 1 (0.79%) Perforce
8 1 (0.79%) Zuora
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