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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 130 132 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 2.29% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Median daily rate £338 £350 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £405 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £336
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50
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
531 436 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.43% 14.77% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 293 169
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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
West Yorkshire -1 5 £313 -19.87% 1
South Yorkshire 0 4 £386 +20.70% 2
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) HP
3 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (31.82%) Functional Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) QA
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 6 (27.27%) LoadRunner
5 6 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) V-Model
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SAP CRM
7 3 (13.64%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) SAP FI

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 3 (13.64%) SAP CO
1 3 (13.64%) SAP CRM
1 3 (13.64%) SAP FI
1 3 (13.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (13.64%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) LoadRunner
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) WinRunner
4 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
4 2 (9.09%) Testopia
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 4 (18.18%) OAT Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 3 (13.64%) QA Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) Functional Testing
1 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) V-Model
3 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (9.09%) RAD
5 2 (9.09%) RUP
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C
3 3 (13.64%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.64%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Veritas
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