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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 96 116 113
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 19 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.02% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.92% 2.82% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £505 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.74% +29.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £538 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £314 £350
% change year-on-year +19.52% -10.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £170.00 -

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 240 319 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.89% 14.64% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 211 189
Median daily rate £400 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £27.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.39 £40.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 - 11 £375 -
Basingstoke +7 3 £314 -16.26%
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (92.31%) Oracle
2 21 (80.77%) Test Scripting
3 20 (76.92%) HP
4 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
4 19 (73.08%) F#
5 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
5 18 (69.23%) Migration
5 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (65.38%) Oracle APEX
7 16 (61.54%) Selenium
8 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (57.69%) PuTTY
8 15 (57.69%) WinSCP
8 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database
8 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
9 14 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (50.00%) TeamCity
10 13 (50.00%) Linux
10 13 (50.00%) VMware
11 12 (46.15%) Regression Testing
11 12 (46.15%) Windows
11 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
12 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
12 11 (42.31%) ISEB
13 10 (38.46%) Toad
13 10 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
13 10 (38.46%) SQL
13 10 (38.46%) Jenkins

HP UFT
Top Related 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 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) PuTTY
1 15 (57.69%) WinSCP
2 4 (15.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database 10g
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
4 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle APEX
2 16 (61.54%) Selenium
3 14 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 11 (42.31%) SpecFlow
6 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 10 (38.46%) Toad
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
9 3 (11.54%) Ant
9 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (11.54%) SilkTest
9 3 (11.54%) TestNG
10 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
10 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
11 1 (3.85%) JIRA
11 1 (3.85%) Robot Framework
11 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Test Scripting
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Migration
3 14 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
4 12 (46.15%) Regression Testing
4 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 10 (38.46%) Test Management
6 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (34.62%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Scrum
7 8 (30.77%) BDD
7 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (30.77%) ETL
7 8 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
9 6 (23.08%) Service Management
10 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) F#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) VBScript
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) ISEB
4 8 (30.77%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (23.08%) vSphere
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Oracle
2 20 (76.92%) HP
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
5 6 (23.08%) Remedy
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.69%) SAP
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