The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £314 £350
% change year-on-year +19.52% -10.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £170.00 -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 51 87 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 16.29% 21.32% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 13
Median daily rate £350 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing HP UFT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Cambridge

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Cambridge

HP UFT
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Robotium
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java