Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 17 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 183 183
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 +12
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.039% 0.10% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.74% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
East of England median daily rate £275 £425 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +44.68% -17.25%
10th Percentile £263 £341 £150
90th Percentile £288 £473 £393
England median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £48.75

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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 962 674 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.68% 13.82% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 409 488
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £302 £262 £263
90th Percentile £575 £530 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 60
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.14 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.25 £50.83
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in the East of England

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in the East of England

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in the East of England

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Cambridgeshire -12 2 £275 -14.06%
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 East of England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center