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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 58 53
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.77% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.39% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +91.66%

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
89 118 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.82% 22.69% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 99 64
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £310 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £389 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) WinRunner
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Groovy
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (60.00%) V-Model
3 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) The Grinder
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) RAD
3 3 (60.00%) RUP
3 3 (60.00%) Siebel
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 3 (60.00%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) WinRunner
3 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (60.00%) The Grinder
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) RUP
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Groovy
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Siebel
2 2 (40.00%) HP