Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 18 December 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 247 229
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 10 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 0.66% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 12
City of London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £362 £334 £323
90th Percentile £472 £597 £613
Central London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,605 1,359 1,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.61% 18.89% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,322 1,080 927
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £350
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -21.54% -13.33%
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -13.33%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in the City of London

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in the City of London

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in the City of London

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) WATIR
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (10.00%) Appium
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Appium
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Equities
1 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) V-Model
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (10.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CA
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Perfecto Mobile
1 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software