The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 20 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.92% 20.00% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 38.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
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%
HP UFT
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
20 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.23% 51.43% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 10
Average daily rate £375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £393 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -13 2 £280 -25.33%
HP UFT
Scotland

HP UFT
Top 5 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center