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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 59 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.54% 1.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.64% 4.85% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
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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
110 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.11% 11.15% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 37
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £273 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 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 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 12 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 9 (50.00%) JIRA
5 9 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
7 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) ISEB
10 2 (11.11%) HP
10 2 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (11.11%) ETL
10 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.11%) InstallShield
10 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
10 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
10 2 (11.11%) Content Management
10 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) InstallShield
3 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (11.11%) eggPlant
4 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
4 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Integration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Content Management
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.11%) V-Model
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) ETL Development
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
8 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.56%) Netcool
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Talend
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee