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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 120 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 10 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 5.07% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 6
Median daily rate £388 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +76.00%
HP UFT
England

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
370 513 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.14% 16.74% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 345 181
Median daily rate £425 £448 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +37.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £34.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £40.00 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £40.00 £50.99
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 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 2 December 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
South Yorkshire -14 6 £388 -20.71%
West Yorkshire +10 4 £388 +29.16%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 14 (70.00%) Selenium
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) C
5 7 (35.00%) HP
5 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (30.00%) VB
7 5 (25.00%) RAD
7 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (25.00%) V-Model
7 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.00%) VBScript
9 3 (15.00%) WinRunner
9 3 (15.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Hudson
10 2 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (10.00%) VersionOne
10 2 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (10.00%) Jenkins

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 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (5.00%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (5.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.00%) WinRunner
5 2 (10.00%) CruiseControl
5 2 (10.00%) Hudson
5 2 (10.00%) JBehave
5 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (10.00%) JMeter
5 2 (10.00%) Maven
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (10.00%) VersionOne
6 1 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (5.00%) NUnit
6 1 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Sahi
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Test Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.00%) OAT Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) SAP BW Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (25.00%) RAD
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) V-Model
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) VBScript
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Calypso
3 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) Temenos
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas