Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 108 132
Rank change year-on-year +29 +24 -16
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 6 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 1.42% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £575 £250 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.00% -42.86% +34.62%
10th Percentile £515 £225 £402
90th Percentile £635 £275 £478
Scotland median daily rate £444 £275 £280
% change year-on-year +61.36% -1.79% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 206 423 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.95% 17.87% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 224 300
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £284 £325 £325
90th Percentile £590 £571 £600
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.71% -19.34%
Median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.29% - -19.34%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP UFT in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for HP UFT in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP UFT in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP UFT in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP UFT in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking

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 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) API Testing
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript