Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 132 138
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.067% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 2.69% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
East Midlands median daily rate £293 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.43% -5.08% +28.26%
10th Percentile £267 £300 £356
90th Percentile £312 £450 £393
England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £57.50

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 East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 561 483 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.69% 15.27% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 295 207
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £270 £268 £263
90th Percentile £500 £502 £475
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +50.00% -26.67%
10th Percentile £40.13 £40.13 £17.18
90th Percentile £53.08 £43.38 £40.20
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +8.11%

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 19 January 2018. 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 +2 2 £293 -26.88% 4
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com