The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 97 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 28 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.30% 5.80% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 12
Average daily rate £306 £354 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.49% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £318 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £382 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
HP UFT
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
301 345 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.96% 13.01% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 208 174
Average daily rate £325 £365 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £309 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £27.60 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Renfrewshire +6 18 £305 -14.82% 1
Edinburgh -5 5 £300 - 1
Glasgow +7 3 £325 - 2
West Lothian +1 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
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HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 58 (77.33%) HP Quality Center
2 57 (76.00%) Test Automation
3 51 (68.00%) Test Scripting
4 49 (65.33%) Windows
4 49 (65.33%) WinRunner
5 48 (64.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (64.00%) Windows 7
6 47 (62.67%) Software Testing
6 47 (62.67%) Windows XP
6 47 (62.67%) Active Directory
6 47 (62.67%) Change Management
7 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
7 46 (61.33%) TestDirector
7 46 (61.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (61.33%) MCSE
7 46 (61.33%) MCSA
7 46 (61.33%) MCTS
8 45 (60.00%) MCITP
8 45 (60.00%) SQL
8 45 (60.00%) VMware
9 41 (54.67%) Veritas
9 41 (54.67%) ISTQB
10 40 (53.33%) PDA
10 40 (53.33%) Hyper-V
10 40 (53.33%) McAfee ePO
10 40 (53.33%) VMware ESX
10 40 (53.33%) Clustering
10 40 (53.33%) AIX
10 40 (53.33%) Citrix

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (65.33%) WinRunner
2 46 (61.33%) TestDirector
3 15 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
2 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (72.00%) Analyst
1 54 (72.00%) Test Analyst
2 25 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 25 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Automation Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Tester
5 8 (10.67%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Tester
7 3 (4.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) DHTML
2 1 (1.33%) DOM
2 1 (1.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (53.33%) Clustering
1 40 (53.33%) PDA
2 25 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Derivative
3 2 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Windows
2 48 (64.00%) Windows 7
2 48 (64.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 48 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (62.67%) Windows XP
4 40 (53.33%) AIX
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.00%) Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Unix
8 1 (1.33%) Android
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (76.00%) Test Automation
2 51 (68.00%) Test Scripting
3 47 (62.67%) Change Management
3 47 (62.67%) Software Testing
4 13 (17.33%) Functional Testing
5 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.00%) Records Management
9 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.67%) Test Management
9 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.33%) Fund Accounting
11 2 (2.67%) BDD
11 2 (2.67%) Document Management
11 2 (2.67%) System Testing
11 2 (2.67%) TDD
11 2 (2.67%) Time Management
11 2 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) Java
3 3 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) C++
4 2 (2.67%) VBScript
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (61.33%) MCSA
1 46 (61.33%) MCSE
1 46 (61.33%) MCTS
1 46 (61.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (60.00%) MCITP
3 41 (54.67%) ISTQB
4 34 (45.33%) Security Cleared
5 24 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.00%) ISEB
7 4 (5.33%) Degree
8 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 47 (62.67%) Active Directory
2 40 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 40 (53.33%) VMware ESX
3 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 58 (77.33%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (53.33%) McAfee ePO
2 40 (53.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Microsoft
2 45 (60.00%) VMware
3 41 (54.67%) Veritas
4 40 (53.33%) Citrix
4 40 (53.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) SAP
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