The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £310
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
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
67 51 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.12% 7.32% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 83
Average daily rate £343 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

HP UFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Wiltshire region.

HP UFT Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

HP UFT
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) F#
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) F#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
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