Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 17 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 - 83
Rank change year-on-year - +83 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median daily rate - - £450
West Midlands median daily rate £301 £300 £363
% change year-on-year +0.33% -17.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 233 288 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.84% 18.74% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 191 74
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £268 £268 £263
90th Percentile £525 £505 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £25.50 - £42.50
10th Percentile £15.10 - £16.25
90th Percentile £36.30 - £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.58% -16.83%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Birmingham

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) CollabNet
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CollabNet
1 2 (100.00%) HP