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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 1.15% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 9.70% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 10
Median daily rate - £305 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £323 £345
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
302 299 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.24% 11.83% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 150 218
Median daily rate £388 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £15.89 £37.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.90% -16.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Fife - 2 - -
Edinburgh +19 1 - -
Glasgow -2 1 - -
HP UFT
UK

HP UFT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Protractor
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) OpenView
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Finance

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Protractor
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP