Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 22 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 105 101
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.10% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 1.39% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Bristol median daily rate £300 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% +9.09%
South West median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 344 287 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.45% 16.87% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 204 137
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £306
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% -13.68%
10th Percentile £34.00 £33.25 £38.80
90th Percentile £47.15 £52.17 £42.63
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Bristol

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Bristol

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bristol region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) F#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Software AG
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods