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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 115 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 23 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 1.30% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.93% 11.15% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.38 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
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
388 323 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.77% 11.71% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 113
Average daily rate £365 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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
Glasgow +2 12 £325 +8.33% 2
Edinburgh -9 6 £331 - 2
Fife -7 2 £213 -
West Lothian -13 2 £280 -25.33%
HP UFT
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HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Selenium
3 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.71%) Test Management
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.00%) Java
6 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (17.14%) QA
7 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 5 (14.29%) ISEB
8 5 (14.29%) TestDirector
8 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
9 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) System Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Linux
9 4 (11.43%) Document Management
9 4 (11.43%) Banking
9 4 (11.43%) Change Management
10 3 (8.57%) Legal
10 3 (8.57%) Clustering
10 3 (8.57%) VMware
10 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.71%) FileNet
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) TestDirector
3 3 (8.57%) WinRunner
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.71%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.86%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
1 17 (48.57%) Test Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) PDA
2 3 (8.57%) Derivative
2 3 (8.57%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) AIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
1 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Test Management
3 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) System Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
6 4 (11.43%) Document Management
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Content Management
8 2 (5.71%) BDD
8 2 (5.71%) Workflow
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCTS
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Citrix
1 3 (8.57%) Veritas
1 3 (8.57%) McAfee
1 3 (8.57%) VMware
1 3 (8.57%) Sybase
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
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