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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 135 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.098% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.68% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £365 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £170.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+378.87% -41.44%
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
376 442 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.98% 14.39% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 264 268
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

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 4 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 4 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 - 2 £269 -
Bristol -6 1 £450 +33.33%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) ISEB
3 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
4 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
4 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
5 10 (55.56%) Ruby
5 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Capybara
5 10 (55.56%) Gherkin
5 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
6 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (50.00%) Travis CI
6 9 (50.00%) Manual Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Time Management
7 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
8 7 (38.89%) Selenium
9 6 (33.33%) BDD
9 6 (33.33%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
11 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 4 (22.22%) Java
11 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
11 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional 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 (5.56%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
3 10 (55.56%) Capybara
4 9 (50.00%) Travis CI
5 7 (38.89%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
7 3 (16.67%) RSpec
8 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (5.56%) JIRA
8 1 (5.56%) JMeter
8 1 (5.56%) JUnit
8 1 (5.56%) Maven
8 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manual Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Time Management
5 6 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Open Source
9 2 (11.11%) Scrum
10 1 (5.56%) System Testing
10 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Ruby
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) F#
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) ISEB
2 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
3 9 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
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