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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 58 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.09% 0.39% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.45% 2.11% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £381 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £310 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
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
110 95 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.00% 18.45% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 68 33
Average daily rate £363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £520 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £66.00 - £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 6 £381 +8.92%
HP UFT
Wales

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing HP UFT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP UFT.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 4 (66.67%) BMC
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) WSUS
3 4 (66.67%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) CMDB
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) SAP

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing HP UFT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Release Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) BMC
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Remedy
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat