The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 95 113
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 5 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.28% 1.10% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 6.67% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 6
Median daily rate £348 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.77% +32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £464 £375
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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 191 330 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.64% 16.51% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 202 201
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 13
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £43.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £59.31 £40.75
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Hampshire

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Hampshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover +9 2 £348 +6.92%
Basingstoke -12 1 - -
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 24 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (95.83%) Oracle
3 20 (83.33%) Oracle APEX
4 18 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (75.00%) F#
5 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
5 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (70.83%) PuTTY
5 17 (70.83%) WinSCP
5 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database
5 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (70.83%) HP
6 16 (66.67%) Linux
6 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (66.67%) Selenium
7 15 (62.50%) TeamCity
7 15 (62.50%) Migration
7 15 (62.50%) VMware
7 15 (62.50%) Windows
8 13 (54.17%) ISEB
8 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
9 12 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
9 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (50.00%) Toad
9 12 (50.00%) .NET
9 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (50.00%) SQL
10 11 (45.83%) Red Hat

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) PuTTY
1 17 (70.83%) WinSCP
2 4 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 10g
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle APEX
2 16 (66.67%) Selenium
3 15 (62.50%) TeamCity
4 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
5 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (50.00%) Toad
6 9 (37.50%) SpecFlow
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (20.83%) Ant
8 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
8 5 (20.83%) TestNG
9 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 4 (16.67%) LoadRunner
9 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (12.50%) SilkTest
11 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
11 1 (4.17%) JIRA
11 1 (4.17%) Trac
11 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Military
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (62.50%) Migration
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
6 11 (45.83%) DevOps
6 11 (45.83%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Test Management
7 10 (41.67%) Test Strategy
8 9 (37.50%) BDD
8 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
8 9 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (37.50%) Scrum
8 9 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (33.33%) ETL
10 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (29.17%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) F#
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) ISEB
4 10 (41.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) vSphere
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 4 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Oracle
2 17 (70.83%) HP
3 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
5 6 (25.00%) Remedy
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) SAP