Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 141 133
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 -35
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 22 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.62% 0.80% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.63% 4.76% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 24
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -14.06% +4.92%
10th Percentile £313 £239 £313
90th Percentile £488 £450 £443
South East median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £48.75
South East median hourly rate - - £48.75

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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 475 651 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 13.38% 16.74% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 380 444
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.64% +1.41%
10th Percentile £257 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 36
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £38.50 £32.81 £34.38
90th Percentile £48.84 £59.31 £50.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Andover +28 13 £375 +15.38%
Fareham - 3 £475 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
2 20 (90.91%) HP
2 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
3 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 18 (81.82%) Oracle
3 18 (81.82%) Oracle APEX
4 17 (77.27%) F#
5 16 (72.73%) TestNG
5 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
5 16 (72.73%) Ant
5 16 (72.73%) Java
5 16 (72.73%) Eclipse
5 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
5 16 (72.73%) SpecFlow
5 16 (72.73%) PuTTY
5 16 (72.73%) WinSCP
6 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
6 15 (68.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (68.18%) SoapUI
6 15 (68.18%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (68.18%) API Testing
6 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
6 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (68.18%) Web Services
6 15 (68.18%) Windows
6 15 (68.18%) Linux
6 15 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (68.18%) Performance Testing
7 14 (63.64%) VMware

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) PuTTY
1 16 (72.73%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
2 18 (81.82%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (72.73%) Ant
3 16 (72.73%) Eclipse
3 16 (72.73%) SpecFlow
3 16 (72.73%) TestNG
4 15 (68.18%) SoapUI
5 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
5 13 (59.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.64%) JIRA
7 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 2 (9.09%) Toad
8 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
8 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.55%) Trac
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
1 15 (68.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) API Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Performance Testing
2 15 (68.18%) System Integration Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 13 (59.09%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) DevOps
6 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 3 (13.64%) Web Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) F#
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) ISEB
2 10 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) HP
2 18 (81.82%) Oracle
3 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) VMware
5 12 (54.55%) Software AG
5 12 (54.55%) webMethods