The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 504 500 378
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -122
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 158 163 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 2.04% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 101 133
Median daily rate £386 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8918 7981 7154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.36% 13.65% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6007 5246 4572
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 153 132
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.13 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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
England -13 133 £400 +14.28% 26
London +4 47 £450 +28.57% 8
South East +6 32 £450 +9.09% 5
Hampshire +10 20 £450 +14.28% 4
Scotland +19 18 £324 +15.56% 2
Yorkshire -2 10 £386 +13.60% 2
North East -20 10 £291 +5.90%
West Midlands -24 10 £300 - 2
Glasgow +10 9 £394 +26.60%
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 9 £288 +4.54%
Tyne and Wear -24 9 £288 +4.54%
South West +13 8 £325 +4.41% 3
South Wales - 7 £350 - 1
Wales - 7 £350 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £350 -
City of London +30 6 £450 +28.57% 1
Gosport +13 6 £450 +21.62%
West Yorkshire +9 6 £325 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £450 +4.65%
Milton Keynes +6 6 £450 +4.65%
North West +6 6 - - 3
Manchester -8 6 - - 2
Warwickshire - 5 £300 -
Leeds +2 4 £375 -3.84%
Nottingham -1 4 £313 -21.87%
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £313 -21.87%
South Yorkshire -5 4 £388 +17.42% 2
East Midlands -5 4 £313 -21.87%
Sheffield -9 4 £388 +17.42%
Andover -17 4 £325 -

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 162 (46.02%) HP
2 130 (36.93%) SQL
3 123 (34.94%) Test Scripting
4 122 (34.66%) Selenium
4 122 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (32.95%) Test Automation
6 103 (29.26%) ISTQB
7 102 (28.98%) HP Quality Center
8 94 (26.70%) Java
9 92 (26.14%) Functional Testing
10 90 (25.57%) LoadRunner
11 86 (24.43%) Software Testing
12 79 (22.44%) Finance
13 78 (22.16%) QA
14 75 (21.31%) Security Cleared
15 72 (20.45%) ISEB
15 72 (20.45%) Oracle
16 66 (18.75%) .NET
17 64 (18.18%) VB
18 63 (17.90%) SC Cleared
19 58 (16.48%) C#
20 57 (16.19%) Microsoft
20 57 (16.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 52 (14.77%) Test Strategy
22 51 (14.49%) Automation Testing
23 50 (14.20%) Windows
24 48 (13.64%) Cucumber
25 47 (13.35%) Automated Testing
26 46 (13.07%) TDD
26 46 (13.07%) Regression Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (1.99%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.42%) Confluence
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS Project
3 2 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Temenos T24
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.14%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.14%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.14%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.28%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Force.com
3 2 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.98%) SAN
2 3 (0.85%) FTP
3 2 (0.57%) Firewall
3 2 (0.57%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) WinSCP
3 2 (0.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) WebEx
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.14%) DB2
6 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.85%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.57%) MS Access
7 2 (0.57%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.28%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 122 (34.66%) Selenium
2 90 (25.57%) LoadRunner
3 48 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 44 (12.50%) JIRA
5 39 (11.08%) WinRunner
6 24 (6.82%) JMeter
7 23 (6.53%) WebDriver
8 22 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 22 (6.25%) TestDirector
9 21 (5.97%) Sahi
9 21 (5.97%) WATIR
10 19 (5.40%) TestComplete
11 18 (5.11%) JUnit
11 18 (5.11%) SpecFlow
12 12 (3.41%) NUnit
12 12 (3.41%) Zephyr
13 11 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (2.56%) Facilita Forecast
14 9 (2.56%) Jenkins
15 8 (2.27%) Ranorex
General
1 79 (22.44%) Finance
2 43 (12.22%) Banking
3 14 (3.98%) Retail
4 10 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.42%) Military
7 4 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.85%) Automotive
8 3 (0.85%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Front Office
9 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (35.80%) Analyst
2 121 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 77 (21.88%) Tester
4 52 (14.77%) Automation Test Analyst
5 48 (13.64%) Automation Tester
6 30 (8.52%) Consultant
7 29 (8.24%) Test Engineer
8 28 (7.95%) Test Manager
9 20 (5.68%) Test Leader
10 19 (5.40%) Test Consultant
11 16 (4.55%) Test Automation Consultant
12 13 (3.69%) Test Automation Manager
13 12 (3.41%) Financial Analyst
14 11 (3.13%) Test Specialist
15 10 (2.84%) Banking Analyst
15 10 (2.84%) QA Analyst
15 10 (2.84%) QA Tester
15 10 (2.84%) Senior Test Engineer
15 10 (2.84%) Senior Tester
16 8 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.75%) .NET
2 39 (11.08%) HTML
3 28 (7.95%) ASP.NET
4 27 (7.67%) XML
5 20 (5.68%) SOAP
6 19 (5.40%) Web Services
7 15 (4.26%) JSP
8 9 (2.56%) REST
9 8 (2.27%) Gherkin
9 8 (2.27%) JSON
10 3 (0.85%) jQuery
10 3 (0.85%) Middleware
11 2 (0.57%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (0.57%) Java EE
11 2 (0.57%) Mason
11 2 (0.57%) Visualforce
11 2 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (0.28%) HTML5
12 1 (0.28%) Node.js
12 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.98%) Clustering
2 13 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.41%) PDA
4 9 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (1.99%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.14%) AS400
8 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.14%) Derivative
8 4 (1.14%) Equities
9 3 (0.85%) Fintech
9 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.57%) IVR
10 2 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.57%) Psychology
10 2 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.20%) Windows
2 42 (11.93%) Unix
3 24 (6.82%) Linux
4 17 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 14 (3.98%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.69%) AIX
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (34.94%) Test Scripting
2 122 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (32.95%) Test Automation
4 92 (26.14%) Functional Testing
5 86 (24.43%) Software Testing
6 52 (14.77%) Test Strategy
7 51 (14.49%) Automation Testing
8 47 (13.35%) Automated Testing
9 46 (13.07%) Regression Testing
9 46 (13.07%) TDD
10 45 (12.78%) BDD
11 40 (11.36%) CRM
12 39 (11.08%) Migration
13 34 (9.66%) Waterfall
14 32 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (8.24%) Scrum
15 29 (8.24%) Test Management
16 28 (7.95%) SDLC
17 26 (7.39%) Open Source
18 24 (6.82%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (36.93%) SQL
2 94 (26.70%) Java
3 64 (18.18%) VB
4 58 (16.48%) C#
5 40 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 39 (11.08%) VBScript
7 21 (5.97%) Ruby
8 19 (5.40%) VBA
9 17 (4.83%) C
10 16 (4.55%) C++
11 15 (4.26%) Python
12 11 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.56%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.99%) F#
14 7 (1.99%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.85%) PHP
17 2 (0.57%) Groovy
17 2 (0.57%) Perl
17 2 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 103 (29.26%) ISTQB
2 75 (21.31%) Security Cleared
3 72 (20.45%) ISEB
4 63 (17.90%) SC Cleared
5 57 (16.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 29 (8.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 16 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.98%) CCNA
8 14 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.98%) MCSA
8 14 (3.98%) MCSE
8 14 (3.98%) MCTS
9 13 (3.69%) MCITP
10 8 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.99%) Degree
11 7 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.57%) OCP
14 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (22.16%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.69%) VMware ESX
4 10 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 102 (28.98%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (3.69%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (3.69%) Netcool
3 8 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.57%) DameWare
5 2 (0.57%) Linux-HA
5 2 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.28%) Nmap
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 162 (46.02%) HP
2 72 (20.45%) Oracle
3 57 (16.19%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.40%) VMware
5 17 (4.83%) IBM
5 17 (4.83%) Veritas
6 15 (4.26%) Citrix
6 15 (4.26%) SAP
7 13 (3.69%) Intel Security
8 6 (1.70%) Temenos
9 4 (1.14%) Green Hat
10 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.57%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.57%) Sybase
11 2 (0.57%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe
12 1 (0.28%) Informatica
12 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.28%) Siebel
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