The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 27 June 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)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 1.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +22.66%  

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 Halifax with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7 19 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 9.72% 12.93% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +49.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Halifax