Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 137 121
Rank change year-on-year +34 -16 +28
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.13% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 0.47% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Leeds median daily rate £389 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.16% +18.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £319 £430 £375
90th Percentile £430 £520 £469
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +23.08%
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 340 642 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.24% 26.87% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 452 440
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -0.61%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £550 £531
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £415 £409
% change year-on-year +3.61% +1.53% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Leeds median hourly rate £27.94 £20.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.34% +18.84% +29.63%
10th Percentile £19.45 £17.32 £17.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.48 £17.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £27.94 £20.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year +34.34% +18.84% +29.63%

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 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) ATDD
2 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) FitNesse
2 5 (83.33%) Usability Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) WSDL
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XSD

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) FitNesse
2 5 (83.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) WSDL
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) ATDD
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Usability Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
4 3 (50.00%) DSDM
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft