The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 119 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 4.19% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
Average daily rate £425 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £230 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £406
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
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
351 310 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.13% 15.40% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 201 162
Average daily rate £425 £363 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Yorkshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP UFT across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

HP UFT Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Halifax - 2 £450 -
Leeds -11 1 - - 2
HP UFT
Yorkshire

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) HP
4 15 (71.43%) .NET
5 13 (61.90%) LoadRunner
6 10 (47.62%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
7 9 (42.86%) C#
7 9 (42.86%) Java
8 8 (38.10%) ISEB
8 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
8 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
9 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (33.33%) Confluence
9 7 (33.33%) JIRA
9 7 (33.33%) Ruby
9 7 (33.33%) PKI
9 7 (33.33%) Load Testing
9 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (33.33%) C
9 7 (33.33%) Mac OS X
9 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 7 (33.33%) JMeter
9 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (33.33%) Perl
9 7 (33.33%) Windows
9 7 (33.33%) Linux

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 7 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 13 (61.90%) LoadRunner
3 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 7 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (9.52%) eggPlant
5 2 (9.52%) Ranorex
5 2 (9.52%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) Testopia
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (23.81%) Publishing
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
1 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Leader
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Web Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Web Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Agile Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Web Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.76%) Finance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Principal Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
1 7 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) CRM
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) C
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Ruby
2 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) SAP