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 27 June 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)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 108 100
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 0.61% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £288 £300 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% -24.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +22.66%  

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 273 329 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.77% 21.96% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 231 193
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Splunk
5 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Confluence
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) Publishing
6 1 (14.29%) NHS
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP

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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft