The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 44 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.95% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.83% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.39%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Development Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.98% 9.95% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 18
Average daily rate £388 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £217 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £418 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

HP UFT
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Splunk