Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 217 213
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 +37
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 9 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 1.29% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 17
City of London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% -7.06%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £293
90th Percentile £631 £625 £525
Central London median daily rate £400 £385 £395
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.53% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 1,341 1,089 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.88% 17.73% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,087 900 793
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50
10th Percentile £62.50 - £32.28
90th Percentile £71.12 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - £37.50

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Logistics
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
7 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (11.11%) Product Management
7 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) Impala
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer in Test
5 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) BAPI
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WSH
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) Logistics
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 1 (11.11%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Groovy
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) SAP