Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 228 252
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24 +4
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 1.06% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 17
City of London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £319 £358 £255
90th Percentile £683 £513 £525
Central London median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.08% -10.51%
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 1387 1223 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.43% 18.26% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 996 1094
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 £338 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Logistics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
5 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Impala
5 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing

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 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) HBase
1 1 (16.67%) Impala
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Gradle
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) Protractor
2 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) TestNG
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (16.67%) BAPI
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Logistics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ATDD
5 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) SAP