The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 42 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.88% - 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.30% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £700 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £316 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.11% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.57% +162.96%
HP UFT
Nottinghamshire

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

Development Applications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 67 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.43% 15.23% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 11
Median daily rate £350 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 Nottingham

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

HP UFT
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Strategy Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP