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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 384 387 370
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 59 52 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 1.41% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 43
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.50
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
4100 3682 3644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.96% 15.74% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2938 2670 2722
Median daily rate £463 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £190.00
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 29 September 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 September 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 +11 7 £450 +38.46% 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 54 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.95%) Selenium
3 48 (44.04%) SQL
4 47 (43.12%) Finance
5 44 (40.37%) QA
5 44 (40.37%) Test Automation
6 43 (39.45%) HP
7 30 (27.52%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (26.61%) Test Scripting
9 28 (25.69%) ISTQB
9 28 (25.69%) Banking
10 27 (24.77%) TDD
11 26 (23.85%) JIRA
12 25 (22.94%) Java
13 23 (21.10%) Unix
13 23 (21.10%) Software Testing
14 22 (20.18%) VBScript
15 21 (19.27%) Automation Testing
16 20 (18.35%) ISEB
16 20 (18.35%) Regression Testing
16 20 (18.35%) BDD
17 19 (17.43%) LoadRunner
18 18 (16.51%) Oracle
19 17 (15.60%) Cucumber
20 16 (14.68%) Functional Testing
21 14 (12.84%) Waterfall
21 14 (12.84%) .NET
22 13 (11.93%) Windows
22 13 (11.93%) Investment Banking
22 13 (11.93%) User Acceptance 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 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (0.92%) Confluence
1 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.92%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.92%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.92%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.92%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) FTP
2 1 (0.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.59%) Data Mining
4 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 49 (44.95%) Selenium
2 26 (23.85%) JIRA
3 19 (17.43%) LoadRunner
4 17 (15.60%) Cucumber
5 12 (11.01%) JUnit
6 10 (9.17%) JMeter
6 10 (9.17%) SoapUI
6 10 (9.17%) TestComplete
7 9 (8.26%) NUnit
7 9 (8.26%) Sahi
7 9 (8.26%) WebDriver
8 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.34%) WATIR
8 8 (7.34%) Zephyr
9 7 (6.42%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.59%) CasperJS
11 5 (4.59%) Maven
12 4 (3.67%) Ranorex
12 4 (3.67%) Subversion
General
1 47 (43.12%) Finance
2 28 (25.69%) Banking
3 13 (11.93%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Front Office
5 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.75%) Automotive
6 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Analyst
2 32 (29.36%) Test Analyst
3 20 (18.35%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (15.60%) Test Engineer
4 17 (15.60%) Tester
5 12 (11.01%) Test Leader
6 11 (10.09%) Automation Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) Consultant
8 9 (8.26%) QA Leader
8 9 (8.26%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) QA Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) Test Manager
10 7 (6.42%) QA Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) QA Test Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Test Automation Manager
11 6 (5.50%) Test Specialist
11 6 (5.50%) Unix Analyst
12 5 (4.59%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) .NET
2 12 (11.01%) XML
3 11 (10.09%) SOAP
4 7 (6.42%) HTML
5 6 (5.50%) REST
5 6 (5.50%) Web Services
6 5 (4.59%) JSON
7 4 (3.67%) jQuery
8 3 (2.75%) HTML5
8 3 (2.75%) Java EE
9 2 (1.83%) JSP
9 2 (1.83%) Middleware
9 2 (1.83%) Node.js
9 2 (1.83%) RESTful
10 1 (0.92%) ADO
10 1 (0.92%) CSS
10 1 (0.92%) CSS3
10 1 (0.92%) LAMP
10 1 (0.92%) ODBC
10 1 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Fixed Income
2 7 (6.42%) Equities
3 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.75%) Derivative
6 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.83%) Fintech
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.83%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.92%) DTCC
7 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.92%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Unix
2 13 (11.93%) Windows
3 11 (10.09%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Android
4 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.37%) Test Automation
3 29 (26.61%) Test Scripting
4 27 (24.77%) TDD
5 23 (21.10%) Software Testing
6 21 (19.27%) Automation Testing
7 20 (18.35%) BDD
7 20 (18.35%) Regression Testing
8 16 (14.68%) Functional Testing
9 14 (12.84%) Waterfall
10 13 (11.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Automated Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.01%) SDLC
12 11 (10.09%) Defect Management
12 11 (10.09%) Integration Testing
12 11 (10.09%) Manual Testing
12 11 (10.09%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (10.09%) Scrum
12 11 (10.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.04%) SQL
2 25 (22.94%) Java
3 22 (20.18%) VBScript
4 11 (10.09%) VBA
5 10 (9.17%) VB
6 7 (6.42%) C#
6 7 (6.42%) Python
6 7 (6.42%) Ruby
7 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.75%) C
11 2 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) PHP
12 1 (0.92%) C++
12 1 (0.92%) Groovy
12 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) ISTQB
2 20 (18.35%) ISEB
3 9 (8.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.67%) PhD
5 2 (1.83%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (40.37%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) SDET
3 2 (1.83%) WCAG
4 1 (0.92%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 30 (27.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.83%) Linux-HA
3 1 (0.92%) Nmap
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 43 (39.45%) HP
2 18 (16.51%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) IBM
4 7 (6.42%) Sybase
5 4 (3.67%) Green Hat
6 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.83%) SAP
7 2 (1.83%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.92%) Adobe
8 1 (0.92%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.92%) Calypso
8 1 (0.92%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.92%) Informatica
8 1 (0.92%) Perforce
8 1 (0.92%) Rally
8 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.92%) Siebel
8 1 (0.92%) Temenos
8 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.92%) webMethods