The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.093% 0.70% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 4.18% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Median daily rate £200 £463 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.75% +49.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +91.66%

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

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
360 479 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.66% 16.84% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 286 187
Median daily rate £410 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

HP UFT
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

HP UFT Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire +10 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) C
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) VB
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) V-Model
6 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) RAD
6 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (13.33%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (13.33%) VersionOne
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (13.33%) Maven
7 2 (13.33%) JBehave
7 2 (13.33%) Hudson

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (6.67%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (6.67%) Temenos T24
1 1 (6.67%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
5 2 (13.33%) Hudson
5 2 (13.33%) JBehave
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (13.33%) JMeter
5 2 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) VersionOne
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) NUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) WATIR
6 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Test Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) RAD
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) V-Model
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C
3 4 (26.67%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Calypso
3 1 (6.67%) Guidewire
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik
3 1 (6.67%) Temenos