The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 23 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.45% - 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.83% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.39%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.63% 14.94% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 22
Average daily rate £475 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Midlands region.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

HP UFT
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing HP UFT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP UFT.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) New Media
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing HP UFT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source