The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 26 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.84% 3.76% 2.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 22.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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%
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Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
26 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.44% 16.54% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Watford

HP UFT
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Flash
1 6 (85.71%) MQSeries
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
1 6 (85.71%) System Testing
1 6 (85.71%) DbVisualizer
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) MQSeries
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
1 6 (85.71%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos