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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 122 125 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 16 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.41% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.22% 3.71% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 18
Median daily rate £315 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £358 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
HP UFT
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
379 350 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.82% 10.98% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 169 168
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Median hourly rate £28.25 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £30.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.83 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 8 £380 +16.92% 2
Renfrewshire -18 5 £296 -16.59%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 45 (76.27%) Test Automation
2 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
3 43 (72.88%) ISTQB
4 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
5 39 (66.10%) HP Quality Center
6 38 (64.41%) Test Scripting
7 32 (54.24%) SC Cleared
8 31 (52.54%) SQL
9 28 (47.46%) TestDirector
10 27 (45.76%) WinRunner
10 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (45.76%) VMware
10 27 (45.76%) Active Directory
10 27 (45.76%) Windows
10 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (44.07%) Change Management
12 25 (42.37%) Veritas
12 25 (42.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (42.37%) Citrix
12 25 (42.37%) MCSE
12 25 (42.37%) MCSA
12 25 (42.37%) Windows XP
12 25 (42.37%) Hyper-V
12 25 (42.37%) Windows 7
12 25 (42.37%) Software Testing
12 25 (42.37%) MCTS
13 23 (38.98%) MCITP
13 23 (38.98%) Clustering
13 23 (38.98%) McAfee ePO
13 23 (38.98%) HP

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 3 (5.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) ObjectStore
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (47.46%) TestDirector
2 27 (45.76%) WinRunner
3 8 (13.56%) LoadRunner
4 4 (6.78%) Selenium
5 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Analyst
1 31 (52.54%) Test Analyst
2 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Tester
4 9 (15.25%) Automation Tester
5 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Tester
9 2 (3.39%) Defect Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Test Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Test Automation Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) Test Specialist
10 1 (1.69%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) HTML
2 16 (27.12%) .NET
2 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.78%) JSP
4 1 (1.69%) DHTML
4 1 (1.69%) DOM
4 1 (1.69%) Itk
4 1 (1.69%) Swing
4 1 (1.69%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Clustering
2 21 (35.59%) PDA
3 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
1 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (42.37%) Windows 7
2 25 (42.37%) Windows XP
3 23 (38.98%) AIX
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) Test Automation
2 38 (64.41%) Test Scripting
3 26 (44.07%) Change Management
4 25 (42.37%) Software Testing
5 21 (35.59%) Smoke Testing
6 20 (33.90%) Functional Testing
7 18 (30.51%) CRM
8 6 (10.17%) Migration
9 5 (8.47%) Project Management
10 4 (6.78%) Defect Management
10 4 (6.78%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (6.78%) Validation
11 3 (5.08%) Test Management
11 3 (5.08%) Workflow
12 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (3.39%) Automation Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.39%) Records Management
13 1 (1.69%) Test Strategy
13 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) C#
2 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
2 17 (28.81%) VB
3 6 (10.17%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) C
4 3 (5.08%) VBA
5 1 (1.69%) C++
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (72.88%) ISTQB
2 41 (69.49%) Security Cleared
3 32 (54.24%) SC Cleared
4 25 (42.37%) MCSA
4 25 (42.37%) MCSE
4 25 (42.37%) MCTS
4 25 (42.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (38.98%) MCITP
6 17 (28.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (20.34%) ISEB
8 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (6.78%) CCNA
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.69%) Degree
10 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) Active Directory
2 25 (42.37%) Hyper-V
3 23 (38.98%) VMware ESX
4 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (66.10%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (38.98%) McAfee ePO
2 23 (38.98%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.76%) VMware
3 25 (42.37%) Citrix
3 25 (42.37%) Veritas
4 23 (38.98%) HP
4 23 (38.98%) Intel Security
5 22 (37.29%) Oracle
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
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