Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 21 November 2017 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 169 162
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +24
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.047% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.46% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Berkshire median daily rate £313 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £300 £330 £303
90th Percentile £373 £420 £456
South East median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £48.75

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 Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 502 439 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.20% 10.29% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 260 236
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.97% -3.00%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £251
90th Percentile £538 £525 £478
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.88 £45.50 £24.80
90th Percentile £50.25 £172.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Berkshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Berkshire

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Berkshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £325 - 3
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Unix

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com