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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 60 70
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 1.37% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category - 11.32% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Average daily rate - £362 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
HP UFT
Berkshire

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
113 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.47% 12.10% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 68
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP