The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 138 136 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.036% 0.60% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 3.53% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 21
Median daily rate £470 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% +3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +84.00%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
472 538 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.90% 16.85% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 399 347
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £308 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 30
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £37.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Gloucestershire -5 1 £470 +17.50%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TestComplete
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) WATIR
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Sahi
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) TestComplete
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Sahi
4 2 (22.22%) WATIR
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
5 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VB
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
South West
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