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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 95 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.17% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 4.17% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £415 £293 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.88% -32.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £11.75
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
243 144 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.51% 10.30% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 102 96
Average daily rate £420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 2 £420 +121.05%
Reigate - 1 £415 -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 2 (18.18%) Toad
6 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) JMeter
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 2 (18.18%) Toad
2 2 (18.18%) WebLOAD
3 1 (9.09%) Introscope
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Systems Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Dynatrace