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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 85 91 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.14% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 0.75% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £331 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 - £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £318 £339
% change year-on-year +18.11% -6.27%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 251 265 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.70% 19.01% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 198 151
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Confluence
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Splunk
5 1 (20.00%) Hudson
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (20.00%) VersionOne
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (20.00%) JBehave
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

HP UFT
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
5 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (20.00%) Hudson
5 1 (20.00%) JBehave
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (20.00%) VersionOne
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (20.00%) HP