Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for HP UFT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP UFT over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 7 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 13.46% 16.95% 4.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.43% 71.43% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Andover median daily rate £363 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.59% +26.15% -16.13%
10th Percentile £329 £330 £288
90th Percentile £464 £484 £363
Hampshire median daily rate £363 £450 £356
% change year-on-year -19.44% +26.32% -10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

HP UFT is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 23 14 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 44.23% 23.73% 54.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 20
Andover median daily rate £363 £463 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.62% +27.59% -6.45%
10th Percentile £315 £341 £297
90th Percentile £463 £481 £482
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +16.13% - +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Andover median hourly rate - - £22.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.12 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.01% -1.97% +5.88%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Andover

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Andover

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Andover

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Andover over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in Andover

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) F#
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Software AG
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) webMethods
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (57.14%) TestNG
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
1 3 (42.86%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) TestNG
4 2 (28.57%) Toad
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) F#
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Software AG
1 6 (85.71%) webMethods
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) VMware