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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 131 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 7 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.74% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 5.18% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £210 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £430 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
HP UFT
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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
396 328 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.58% 14.34% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 188 134
Average daily rate £330 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £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 8 2 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £16.90 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £47.50
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 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.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -30 6 £395 +58.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £310 - 4
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (80.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) QA
4 12 (48.00%) XML
5 11 (44.00%) Web Services
5 11 (44.00%) BDD
6 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 10 (40.00%) TDD
7 9 (36.00%) WATIR
7 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Sahi
8 8 (32.00%) Open Source
8 8 (32.00%) .NET
8 8 (32.00%) Ruby
9 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
10 5 (20.00%) HP
10 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
11 4 (16.00%) RESTful
11 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
11 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
11 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
11 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
11 4 (16.00%) NeoLoad

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (12.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (36.00%) Sahi
3 9 (36.00%) WATIR
4 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
5 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (16.00%) NeoLoad
6 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (16.00%) JMeter
7 2 (8.00%) TestNG
7 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (4.00%) Hudson
8 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
8 1 (4.00%) Subversion
8 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) XML
2 11 (44.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 4 (16.00%) RESTful
5 3 (12.00%) Mustache
5 3 (12.00%) Sass
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
6 2 (8.00%) SOAP
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) XSD
7 1 (4.00%) WSDL
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE
7 1 (4.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) BDD
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Stress Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Test Management
11 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
11 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Ruby
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) VBScript
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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