The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 2.68% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £296 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% +31.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
220 299 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.63% 16.53% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 191 162
Median daily rate £400 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP UFT across the Manchester region.

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Robotics
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Prism
2 1 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Modular Programming
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Modular Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Prism
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft