The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 86 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 8 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.56% 0.55% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.49% 4.17% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £262 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £331
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.38 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
HP UFT
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
229 168 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.06% 13.16% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 106 88
Average daily rate £400 £369 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +1.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Redhill - 4 £444 -
Reigate - 3 £400 -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) VBScript
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) WebLOAD
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
7 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (12.50%) TDD

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebLOAD
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Test Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP