Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 November 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 566 577 515
Rank change year-on-year +11 -62 -6
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 64 72 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.76% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 47 66
London median daily rate £480 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% -5.56% +20.16%
10th Percentile £304 £286 £306
90th Percentile £569 £592 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
England median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,514 9,429 8,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.66% 20.07% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,814 7,123 5,919
London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +5.11%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £319
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 13
London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £16.70 £22.64 £10.00
90th Percentile £61.06 £48.66 £57.20
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in London

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in London

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in London

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in London

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -13 9 £488 +25.81% 3
West London - 5 £468 - 3
East London -21 1 - -
South London -21 1 £300 -33.33%
North London - 1 £375 -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 55 (85.94%) Test Automation
2 46 (71.88%) Selenium
3 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (51.56%) Java
5 32 (50.00%) QA
6 26 (40.63%) Cucumber
7 25 (39.06%) BDD
8 24 (37.50%) Banking
9 23 (35.94%) Finance
10 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
11 18 (28.13%) WebDriver
12 17 (26.56%) Node.js
12 17 (26.56%) Test Strategy
12 17 (26.56%) Manual Testing
13 16 (25.00%) Scrum
14 14 (21.88%) Test Management
14 14 (21.88%) WebdriverIO
15 12 (18.75%) Presales
15 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
16 11 (17.19%) Open Source
16 11 (17.19%) QA Automation
16 11 (17.19%) Regression Testing
16 11 (17.19%) .NET
17 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (14.06%) TDD
17 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (12.50%) DevOps
18 8 (12.50%) SoapUI
18 8 (12.50%) JIRA
18 8 (12.50%) Middleware

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.56%) Confluence
1 1 (1.56%) JBoss
1 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.13%) SAP ERP
1 2 (3.13%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.13%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (3.13%) Sonata
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.56%) npm
2 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.56%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (1.56%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (71.88%) Selenium
2 26 (40.63%) Cucumber
3 18 (28.13%) WebDriver
4 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.50%) JIRA
5 8 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.81%) WATIR
8 4 (6.25%) FitNesse
8 4 (6.25%) Geb
8 4 (6.25%) Hudson
8 4 (6.25%) LoadRunner
8 4 (6.25%) Maven
8 4 (6.25%) Sahi
9 3 (4.69%) Appium
9 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.69%) JUnit
9 3 (4.69%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 24 (37.50%) Banking
2 23 (35.94%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Tester
2 11 (17.19%) Automation Tester
3 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) QA Consultant
4 7 (10.94%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.38%) Automation Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (7.81%) QA Leader
6 5 (7.81%) QA Tester
6 5 (7.81%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.25%) QA Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Test Leader
8 3 (4.69%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) Node.js
2 14 (21.88%) WebdriverIO
3 11 (17.19%) .NET
4 8 (12.50%) Middleware
4 8 (12.50%) Web Services
5 6 (9.38%) SOAP
6 5 (7.81%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) JSON
7 4 (6.25%) Velocity
7 4 (6.25%) YAML
8 2 (3.13%) REST
9 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.56%) Ajax
9 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.56%) HTML5
9 1 (1.56%) jQuery
9 1 (1.56%) JSF
9 1 (1.56%) Spring
9 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.69%) Equities
3 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) Test Automation
2 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) BDD
4 17 (26.56%) Manual Testing
4 17 (26.56%) Test Strategy
5 16 (25.00%) Scrum
6 14 (21.88%) Test Management
7 12 (18.75%) Presales
8 11 (17.19%) Open Source
8 11 (17.19%) QA Automation
8 11 (17.19%) Regression Testing
9 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (14.06%) TDD
10 8 (12.50%) DevOps
11 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.81%) CRM
12 5 (7.81%) ERP
12 5 (7.81%) SDET
12 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.50%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) Groovy
5 4 (6.25%) Ruby
5 4 (6.25%) VBScript
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.25%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (4.69%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
5 1 (1.56%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) HP
2 7 (10.94%) SAP
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) CA
5 2 (3.13%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.13%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.13%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Siebel
6 1 (1.56%) TOWER Software