The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 65 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.28% 1.27% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% 13.33% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
HP UFT
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
75 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.61% 9.54% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 31
Average daily rate £325 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HP UFT
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle