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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - 26 24
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.88% 2.17%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £108.00 £35.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+204.22% +162.96%
HP UFT
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
16 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 12.60% 25.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 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 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Watford region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Presales

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM