Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 96
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.17% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +5.63%
East of England median daily rate £275 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -35.29% +41.55% -14.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 251 184 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.82% 13.19% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 101 110
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £296 £258 £274
90th Percentile £575 £575 £514
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +42.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.89%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Hertfordshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Hertfordshire