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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 110 79 100
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +21
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 1.02% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% 6.72% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
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£395 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £210 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £430 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.75 -
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
307 253 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.77% 15.11% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 154 105
Average daily rate £335 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
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 6 July 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.

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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Leeds -15 6 £395 - 1
HP UFT
Yorkshire

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) Selenium
2 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (60.00%) QA
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) BDD
5 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 10 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (50.00%) TDD
6 9 (45.00%) WATIR
6 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (45.00%) Sahi
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 8 (40.00%) .NET
7 8 (40.00%) Open Source
7 8 (40.00%) Ruby
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
9 5 (25.00%) HP
9 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (20.00%) NeoLoad
10 4 (20.00%) JMeter
10 4 (20.00%) RESTful
10 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Stress Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (45.00%) WATIR
3 9 (45.00%) Sahi
4 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (20.00%) JMeter
5 4 (20.00%) NeoLoad
6 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.00%) Subversion
7 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
7 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tester
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (15.00%) Mustache
5 3 (15.00%) Sass
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) XSD
7 1 (5.00%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) BDD
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (40.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Stress Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (10.00%) Test Management
9 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
10 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
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