The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 17 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 4.55% 2.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £108.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+204.22% -41.44%
HP UFT
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Development Applications Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 21.21% 16.87% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling 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 Stirling

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

HP UFT
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 25 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 Stirling region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Solvency II
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) ObjectStore
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) EMC