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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 102 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 19 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.28% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.03% 10.28% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 18
Median daily rate £297 £300 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.50
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
378 399 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.37% 12.46% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 200 203
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.90% +69.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £40.38 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 7 £422 +40.62%
West Lothian +7 5 £230 -17.85%
Edinburgh +7 2 £295 -11.94%
Renfrewshire -25 2 £281 -9.33%
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HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 30 (62.50%) HP
1 30 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (60.42%) Test Automation
2 29 (60.42%) ISTQB
3 28 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 27 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (54.17%) SC Cleared
6 25 (52.08%) Functional Testing
7 24 (50.00%) Oracle
8 19 (39.58%) CRM
9 18 (37.50%) C#
9 18 (37.50%) HTML
9 18 (37.50%) SQL
9 18 (37.50%) VB
10 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
10 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET
10 17 (35.42%) .NET
10 17 (35.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 15 (31.25%) ISEB
12 13 (27.08%) TestDirector
13 10 (20.83%) VMware
13 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (20.83%) WinRunner
13 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (20.83%) Windows
13 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
14 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
14 9 (18.75%) MCSE

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 3 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) TestDirector
2 10 (20.83%) WinRunner
3 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
1 19 (39.58%) Test Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Automation Tester
4 7 (14.58%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Defect Manager
6 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) HTML
2 17 (35.42%) .NET
2 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) Itk
4 1 (2.08%) Swing
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Clustering
1 8 (16.67%) PDA
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
1 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 8 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Test Automation
2 28 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 25 (52.08%) Functional Testing
4 19 (39.58%) CRM
5 9 (18.75%) Change Management
5 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) Validation
9 4 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 4 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (8.33%) Test Management
9 4 (8.33%) Workflow
10 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.17%) System Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) C#
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
1 18 (37.50%) VB
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) VBA
5 3 (6.25%) C
5 3 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (60.42%) ISTQB
3 26 (54.17%) SC Cleared
4 17 (35.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 15 (31.25%) ISEB
6 9 (18.75%) MCSA
6 9 (18.75%) MCSE
6 9 (18.75%) MCTS
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (16.67%) MCITP
8 4 (8.33%) CCNA
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (16.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) HP
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 9 (18.75%) Veritas
5 8 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.08%) SAP