Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 25 July 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 134 136
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.096% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 2.33% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
East Midlands median daily rate £310 £700 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +86.67% +24.34%
10th Percentile £305 £650 £305
90th Percentile £315 £788 £416
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £170.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +353.33% -74.58%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 468 386 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.95% 11.99% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 272 216
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £284 £250 £269
90th Percentile £500 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.75 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £38.68 £27.13 £18.40
90th Percentile £46.23 £46.75 £38.60
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £310 -55.71%
Derbyshire - 1 - -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP