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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 113 125 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.32% 0.26% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.78% 1.32% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £375 £297 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.26% -8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £311 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £13.50
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
338 453 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.94% 19.90% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 304 147
Median daily rate £400 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +9 5 £425 +52.46% 1
HP UFT
Yorkshire

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) WinRunner
5 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) SAP CRM
6 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) SAP HCM
6 3 (25.00%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) V-Model
7 2 (16.67%) Load Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (25.00%) SAP CRM
1 3 (25.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (8.33%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (8.33%) Temenos T24
2 1 (8.33%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) WinRunner
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) Testopia
5 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (8.33%) JBehave
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Sahi
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) WATIR
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP FI Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) RUP
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Calypso
3 1 (8.33%) Guidewire
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Rally
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik
3 1 (8.33%) Temenos