The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 25 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 0.97% 2.07% 5.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 21.43% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£355 £363 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -7.64%
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 -
HP UFT
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 15.53% 9.66% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 12
Average daily rate £352 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.44% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +7 1 £355 -2.06%
HP UFT
Scotland

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 5 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Netcool
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) PDA
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 5 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 5 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) PDA
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Netcool
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) VMware