The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 218 230 169
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -61
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 48 28 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.30% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.69% 2.48% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 41
Median daily rate £350 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £368 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £316 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £108.00 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £108.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+204.22% +162.96%
HP UFT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1301 1128 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.20% 12.12% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 691 588
Median daily rate £425 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 29
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £58.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP UFT across the South East region.

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the South East region.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Hampshire +13 19 £450 +32.35% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 7 £238 -18.80%
Kent - 7 £210 -
Surrey - 7 £450 - 2
Berkshire -13 2 £350 +40.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £288 -
West Sussex - 2 £288 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 South East region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 35 (47.95%) HP
2 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.73%) Finance
4 27 (36.99%) Test Scripting
5 26 (35.62%) SQL
6 23 (31.51%) Selenium
7 22 (30.14%) Functional Testing
8 21 (28.77%) Test Strategy
8 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
9 20 (27.40%) Automated Testing
9 20 (27.40%) JIRA
10 19 (26.03%) Software Testing
10 19 (26.03%) ISTQB
11 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
12 15 (20.55%) QA
12 15 (20.55%) LoadRunner
13 14 (19.18%) Java
13 14 (19.18%) VB
13 14 (19.18%) TestComplete
13 14 (19.18%) Test Automation
14 13 (17.81%) C#
14 13 (17.81%) ISEB
15 12 (16.44%) .NET
15 12 (16.44%) Oracle
15 12 (16.44%) Regression Testing
15 12 (16.44%) Test Management
16 11 (15.07%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (15.07%) Migration
16 11 (15.07%) JavaScript

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (1.37%) Confluence
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) FTP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Selenium
2 20 (27.40%) JIRA
3 15 (20.55%) LoadRunner
4 14 (19.18%) TestComplete
5 5 (6.85%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.85%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.48%) WinRunner
7 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.11%) eggPlant
7 3 (4.11%) JMeter
7 3 (4.11%) JUnit
7 3 (4.11%) QARun
7 3 (4.11%) TestDirector
7 3 (4.11%) WATIR
8 2 (2.74%) Appium
8 2 (2.74%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.74%) Introscope
8 2 (2.74%) WebLOAD
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Back Office
4 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Military
6 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
1 23 (31.51%) Test Analyst
2 21 (28.77%) Tester
3 17 (23.29%) Automation Tester
4 7 (9.59%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) QA Automation Tester
4 7 (9.59%) QA Tester
5 5 (6.85%) Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Test Specialist
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.11%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.59%) HTML
3 6 (8.22%) JSP
4 4 (5.48%) Web Services
5 3 (4.11%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.11%) SOAP
6 2 (2.74%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.37%) JDBC
7 1 (1.37%) Middleware
7 1 (1.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.85%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) IVR
4 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Debian
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
3 1 (1.37%) SUSE
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Test Scripting
3 22 (30.14%) Functional Testing
4 21 (28.77%) Test Strategy
5 20 (27.40%) Automated Testing
6 19 (26.03%) Software Testing
7 14 (19.18%) Test Automation
8 12 (16.44%) Regression Testing
8 12 (16.44%) Test Management
9 11 (15.07%) Migration
9 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Automation Testing
11 9 (12.33%) System Testing
12 8 (10.96%) Scrum
13 7 (9.59%) CRM
13 7 (9.59%) SDLC
13 7 (9.59%) Software Delivery
13 7 (9.59%) Test Planning
14 6 (8.22%) BDD
14 6 (8.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) Java
2 14 (19.18%) VB
3 13 (17.81%) C#
4 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) C++
5 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.48%) VBScript
7 2 (2.74%) C
7 2 (2.74%) F#
7 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) Groovy
8 1 (1.37%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.03%) ISTQB
3 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.81%) ISEB
5 10 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (10.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (8.22%) CCNA
7 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (4.11%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (2.74%) Degree
10 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.37%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.37%) nmon
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) HP
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) Temenos
5 3 (4.11%) Telerik
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.37%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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