The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 66 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 0.11% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 1.30% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 77 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.09% 8.71% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 34 51
Average daily rate £355 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
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 Reading

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
6 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Talend
6 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) eggPlant
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) ETL Development
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Content Management
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
3 2 (15.38%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (15.38%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Talend