The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+378.87% -41.44%
HP UFT
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
89 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.37% 8.56% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 44
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HP UFT
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) QARun
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (50.00%) QARun
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP