Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 76 83
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.60% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% 1.05% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Gloucestershire median daily rate £338 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.99% -4.13% -
10th Percentile £266 £311 £375
90th Percentile £419 £484 £425
South West median daily rate £425 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +30.77% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 120 191 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.96% 20.63% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 105 123
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £280 £277 £316
90th Percentile £488 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 17
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £40.13 £26.25 £34.20
90th Percentile £60.00 £44.38 £44.50
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.60% +3.05% +13.26%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Gloucestershire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Gloucestershire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in Gloucestershire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire 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
Gloucester -3 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 - -
HP UFT
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) GUI Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Delphi
3 1 (25.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) HP