Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 127 137
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 0
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.38% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 1.72% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Leeds median daily rate £403 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.56% +10.77% -12.16%
10th Percentile £314 £375 £329
90th Percentile £525 £465 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -10.56% +16.13% -11.93%
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 545 641 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 23.14% 29.03% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 486 267
Leeds median daily rate £425 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £583 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +1.82% +1.85% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
10th Percentile £20.04 - £10.69
90th Percentile £49.50 - £26.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 - £18.00

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

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Confluence
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Slack
3 6 (66.67%) Burp Suite
3 6 (66.67%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) Microservices
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) OWASP
3 6 (66.67%) Nessus
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) WCAG
3 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 6 (66.67%) JMeter
4 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 5 (55.56%) Coaching
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) SFIA
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy

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 7 (77.78%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP HR
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Slack
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) Burp Suite
3 6 (66.67%) JMeter
3 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (66.67%) OWASP
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Coaching
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) SFIA
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) WCAG
2 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) SAP