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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 139 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 5 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.13% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 0.90% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 13
Median daily rate £275 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £283 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £313 £323
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
412 444 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.85% 14.46% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 274 284
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 35
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.04 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -1.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.77 £33.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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
Dorset - 3 £275 -
Bristol -2 1 £450 +50.00% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £225 - 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Capybara
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
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