The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.57% +162.96%
HP UFT
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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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 233 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.52% 29.68% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 170 86
Median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Wales

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 4 (66.67%) BMC
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) WSUS
3 4 (66.67%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) CMDB
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) SAP

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Release Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) BMC
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Remedy
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat