The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 3 months to 30 March 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 88 80
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 1.26% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £340
% change year-on-year +20.00% -8.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £170.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +378.87%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 131 159 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.22% 10.47% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 91 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing HP UFT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (50.00%) Protractor

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Protractor
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP