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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 359 367 334
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 59 58 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 1.85% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 56
Median daily rate £448 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £278 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £108.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+204.22% +162.96%
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
3692 3143 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.97% 13.68% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2735 2216 2376
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Median hourly rate £43.63 £27.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.57% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hayes - 4 £425 -
City of London +32 2 - - 1
Docklands, London +9 2 £400 +45.45%
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Croydon - 1 £475 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 73 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (48.97%) SQL
3 58 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 57 (39.31%) Finance
5 52 (35.86%) HP
5 52 (35.86%) Selenium
6 45 (31.03%) QA
7 44 (30.34%) Banking
8 36 (24.83%) HP Quality Center
9 35 (24.14%) ISTQB
10 33 (22.76%) LoadRunner
11 31 (21.38%) ISEB
11 31 (21.38%) Automated Testing
12 29 (20.00%) Test Strategy
13 27 (18.62%) Test Scripting
14 26 (17.93%) Functional Testing
15 24 (16.55%) TDD
16 23 (15.86%) Investment Banking
17 22 (15.17%) Test Management
17 22 (15.17%) Java
17 22 (15.17%) SoapUI
18 21 (14.48%) Oracle
18 21 (14.48%) Waterfall
19 20 (13.79%) JIRA
19 20 (13.79%) .NET
20 19 (13.10%) Software Testing
20 19 (13.10%) Open Source
21 18 (12.41%) User Acceptance Testing
21 18 (12.41%) Migration
21 18 (12.41%) Automation Testing

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 (1.38%) Confluence
1 2 (1.38%) SAS
1 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.69%) Node.js
2 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Project
3 2 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.52%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.14%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.69%) Big Data
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.69%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (35.86%) Selenium
2 33 (22.76%) LoadRunner
3 22 (15.17%) SoapUI
4 20 (13.79%) JIRA
5 16 (11.03%) Cucumber
5 16 (11.03%) JMeter
6 13 (8.97%) JUnit
7 9 (6.21%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.83%) Maven
8 7 (4.83%) WATIR
9 6 (4.14%) ClearQuest
9 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.14%) Sahi
9 6 (4.14%) TeamCity
9 6 (4.14%) WinRunner
9 6 (4.14%) Zephyr
10 5 (3.45%) FitNesse
10 5 (3.45%) NUnit
10 5 (3.45%) SilkTest
11 4 (2.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 57 (39.31%) Finance
2 44 (30.34%) Banking
3 23 (15.86%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Front Office
5 3 (2.07%) Legal
5 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (37.93%) Analyst
2 46 (31.72%) Test Analyst
3 26 (17.93%) Test Manager
4 23 (15.86%) Tester
5 22 (15.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 15 (10.34%) Senior Tester
7 14 (9.66%) QA Leader
8 11 (7.59%) Lead Tester
8 11 (7.59%) QA Analyst
8 11 (7.59%) Test Automation Manager
9 10 (6.90%) Consultant
9 10 (6.90%) QA Tester
9 10 (6.90%) Senior QA Tester
10 9 (6.21%) Test Engineer
11 8 (5.52%) Automation Tester
11 8 (5.52%) Banking Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Test Leader
12 7 (4.83%) Programme Manager
12 7 (4.83%) Programme Test Manager
12 7 (4.83%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.79%) .NET
2 16 (11.03%) MSMQ
2 16 (11.03%) SOAP
3 12 (8.28%) XML
4 9 (6.21%) Web Services
5 7 (4.83%) jQuery
6 6 (4.14%) HTML
7 4 (2.76%) Ajax
7 4 (2.76%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.76%) JSON
7 4 (2.76%) REST
8 3 (2.07%) Middleware
8 3 (2.07%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.38%) WCF
10 1 (0.69%) ADO
10 1 (0.69%) J2EE
10 1 (0.69%) Java EE
10 1 (0.69%) ODBC
10 1 (0.69%) RESTful
10 1 (0.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.59%) Fixed Income
3 10 (6.90%) Derivative
4 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.45%) Physics
5 4 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.07%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.07%) Equities
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.69%) EPoS
8 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.34%) Unix
2 12 (8.28%) Windows
3 6 (4.14%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.69%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 31 (21.38%) Automated Testing
4 29 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 27 (18.62%) Test Scripting
6 26 (17.93%) Functional Testing
7 24 (16.55%) TDD
8 22 (15.17%) Test Management
9 21 (14.48%) Waterfall
10 19 (13.10%) Open Source
10 19 (13.10%) Software Testing
11 18 (12.41%) Automation Testing
11 18 (12.41%) Migration
11 18 (12.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (11.72%) Defect Management
12 17 (11.72%) Scrum
13 16 (11.03%) Analytics
13 16 (11.03%) Regression Testing
14 15 (10.34%) BDD
14 15 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.97%) SQL
2 22 (15.17%) Java
3 17 (11.72%) VBA
4 14 (9.66%) VBScript
5 9 (6.21%) Python
6 8 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.52%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.83%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.45%) C#
8 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.45%) VB
9 3 (2.07%) Ruby
10 2 (1.38%) Groovy
11 1 (0.69%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 31 (21.38%) ISEB
3 15 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (7.59%) PhD
5 10 (6.90%) Degree
5 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (31.03%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.69%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (24.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Linux-HA
2 1 (0.69%) Nmap
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 52 (35.86%) HP
2 21 (14.48%) Oracle
3 11 (7.59%) Sybase
4 8 (5.52%) IBM
5 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.76%) Citrix
6 4 (2.76%) Green Hat
7 3 (2.07%) ATG
7 3 (2.07%) Informatica
8 2 (1.38%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.69%) Murex
9 1 (0.69%) PTC
9 1 (0.69%) Rally
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.69%) Siebel
9 1 (0.69%) WorldPay
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