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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 1.89%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £170.00 £35.50 £60.63
% change year-on-year
+378.87% -41.44%
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
3 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.52% 15.66% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center