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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 122 83 115
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 47 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.049% 1.65% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 13.20% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 31 7
Median daily rate £425 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -11.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +76.00%
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
346 356 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.09% 12.49% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 214 199
Median daily rate £388 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +24.24%
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
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 6 December 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
Edinburgh +18 1 £425 +33.85%
HP UFT
UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 16 (72.73%) HP
2 14 (63.64%) Functional Testing
3 13 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
7 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
8 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
9 7 (31.82%) CRM
10 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 5 (22.73%) TestDirector
11 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
11 5 (22.73%) ISEB
11 5 (22.73%) VB
11 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 5 (22.73%) C#
11 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 5 (22.73%) .NET
11 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
12 4 (18.18%) Test Management
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 4 (18.18%) VBA
12 4 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (18.18%) Workflow

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 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) TestDirector
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Defect Manager
3 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Functional Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 7 (31.82%) CRM
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 4 (18.18%) Test Management
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) System Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.09%) UML
9 1 (4.55%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) MCTS
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.55%) Netcool
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) HP
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) VMware