Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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)
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 83
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - - 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Essex median daily rate - - £185
East of England median daily rate £275 £425 £294
% change year-on-year -35.29% +44.68% -17.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 307 80 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.81% 9.07% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 56 111
Essex median daily rate £513 £466 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% +16.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £315 £260 £260
90th Percentile £600 £540 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 31
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.54% -3.07%
10th Percentile £35.50 £30.78 £31.52
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.38 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Essex

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Essex

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Essex