The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 44 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.22% - 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.19% - 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Median daily rate £350 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £339
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
HP UFT
Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
97 110 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.68% 18.52% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 89 63
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales

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

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cardiff - 6 £350 -
HP UFT
Wales

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (50.00%) AS400
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
1 6 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) AS400
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat