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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 359 348 303
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -45
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 72 86 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 2.41% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 69 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £282 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +84.00%
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
3899 3565 3494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.08% 15.73% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2826 2668 2723
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 7 £413 -8.33% 3
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 65 (55.56%) Selenium
2 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (43.59%) SQL
4 47 (40.17%) Finance
5 46 (39.32%) QA
6 42 (35.90%) Test Automation
7 41 (35.04%) HP Quality Center
7 41 (35.04%) HP
8 33 (28.21%) JIRA
9 32 (27.35%) Test Scripting
9 32 (27.35%) Java
9 32 (27.35%) Unix
10 29 (24.79%) Banking
11 25 (21.37%) ISTQB
11 25 (21.37%) Cucumber
12 24 (20.51%) Automation Testing
13 22 (18.80%) Functional Testing
14 20 (17.09%) BDD
14 20 (17.09%) TDD
14 20 (17.09%) Oracle
15 19 (16.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (16.24%) Test Strategy
16 18 (15.38%) JUnit
16 18 (15.38%) Windows
16 18 (15.38%) Regression Testing
17 17 (14.53%) SOAP
17 17 (14.53%) VBScript
17 17 (14.53%) .NET
18 16 (13.68%) ISEB
18 16 (13.68%) SoapUI

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 2 (1.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.71%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.71%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.71%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) FTP
2 2 (1.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
1 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.56%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) MS Access
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (55.56%) Selenium
2 33 (28.21%) JIRA
3 25 (21.37%) Cucumber
4 18 (15.38%) JUnit
5 16 (13.68%) SoapUI
6 14 (11.97%) LoadRunner
7 13 (11.11%) NUnit
7 13 (11.11%) Sahi
8 12 (10.26%) JMeter
8 12 (10.26%) WATIR
9 11 (9.40%) SpecFlow
9 11 (9.40%) Zephyr
10 10 (8.55%) TestComplete
11 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
12 8 (6.84%) WebDriver
13 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
14 5 (4.27%) CasperJS
15 4 (3.42%) eggPlant
15 4 (3.42%) Ranorex
15 4 (3.42%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 47 (40.17%) Finance
2 29 (24.79%) Banking
3 12 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.27%) Front Office
5 3 (2.56%) Automotive
6 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) Analyst
2 41 (35.04%) Test Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Tester
4 17 (14.53%) Test Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Test Leader
6 14 (11.97%) Automation Tester
7 10 (8.55%) Test Manager
8 9 (7.69%) Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (5.98%) QA Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) QA Leader
11 6 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) QA Specialist
11 6 (5.13%) QA Tester
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) .NET
1 17 (14.53%) SOAP
2 9 (7.69%) XML
3 8 (6.84%) HTML
4 5 (4.27%) Web Services
5 4 (3.42%) JMS
5 4 (3.42%) REST
5 4 (3.42%) Swagger
6 3 (2.56%) HTML5
6 3 (2.56%) jQuery
6 3 (2.56%) JSON
7 2 (1.71%) Java EE
7 2 (1.71%) JSP
8 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.85%) CSS
8 1 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.85%) J2EE
8 1 (0.85%) Middleware
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.84%) Equities
2 7 (5.98%) Fixed Income
3 5 (4.27%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) Derivative
5 2 (1.71%) Fintech
5 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.71%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.85%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.35%) Unix
2 18 (15.38%) Windows
3 9 (7.69%) Linux
4 4 (3.42%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.90%) Test Automation
3 32 (27.35%) Test Scripting
4 24 (20.51%) Automation Testing
5 22 (18.80%) Functional Testing
6 20 (17.09%) BDD
6 20 (17.09%) TDD
7 19 (16.24%) Test Strategy
7 19 (16.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 15 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (12.82%) Test Management
10 14 (11.97%) Automated Testing
10 14 (11.97%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (11.11%) Integration Testing
12 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (10.26%) DevOps
12 12 (10.26%) Manual Testing
12 12 (10.26%) Software Testing
13 11 (9.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.59%) SQL
2 32 (27.35%) Java
3 17 (14.53%) VBScript
4 10 (8.55%) Ruby
4 10 (8.55%) Shell Script
4 10 (8.55%) VB
5 8 (6.84%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.98%) C#
7 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.42%) VBA
8 3 (2.56%) C
8 3 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (1.71%) C++
9 2 (1.71%) Perl
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) Go
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) ISTQB
2 16 (13.68%) ISEB
3 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (3.42%) PhD
4 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (39.32%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) SDET
3 2 (1.71%) WCAG
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) XenApp
1 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (35.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (35.04%) HP
2 20 (17.09%) Oracle
3 9 (7.69%) IBM
4 7 (5.98%) Sybase
5 4 (3.42%) Green Hat
6 3 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.71%) Calypso
7 2 (1.71%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) Temenos
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.85%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.85%) Informatica
8 1 (0.85%) Perforce
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.85%) WorldPay
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