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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 57 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 15 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.74% 0.11% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.99% 1.41% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +112.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.37% +7.30%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
79 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.14% 7.92% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 39
Average daily rate £350 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Test Management
2 10 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Selenium
4 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
5 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
5 6 (31.58%) Banking
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) VBScript
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (26.32%) UNIX
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) SaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (21.05%) Line Management
7 4 (21.05%) Spanish Language
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Windows NT
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) PowerCenter
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
1 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
2 2 (10.53%) eggPlant
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) German Language
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Test Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Management
2 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
5 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Line Management
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Strategic Management
8 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
9 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VBScript
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
1 5 (26.32%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Wall Street Systems
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix