Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 125 126
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.095% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.55% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £295 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.17% -11.94% +6.35%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £204
90th Percentile £338 £323 £470
Scotland median daily rate £325 £317 £310
% change year-on-year +2.42% +2.36% -15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 453 364 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.57% 17.28% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 208 211
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £272 £262 £263
90th Percentile £550 £492 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £46.13 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.93% +14.23% -4.99%
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

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 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP