Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 137 146
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -36
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 12 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.54% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 1.71% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Leeds median daily rate £425 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +29.17% +12.15%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +30.77% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 627 467 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.02% 18.04% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 309 456
Leeds median daily rate £420 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +13.79% +3.57%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £271
90th Percentile £538 £503 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £402 £355
% change year-on-year +4.61% +13.10% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.45% +66.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Leeds

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leeds region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
4 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) Publishing
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) VBScript
7 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (8.33%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Test Management
8 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (8.33%) DevOps
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) Burp Suite
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 6 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) SFIA
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Python
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP