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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / London
Rank 350 346 351
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 50 82 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 2.36% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 36
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +19.04% -10.00%  
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3563 3481 3034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.30% 15.79% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2535 2157
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 5 £319 -17.74% 9
Bromley - 2 £425 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 66 (56.41%) Selenium
2 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (37.61%) Finance
4 43 (36.75%) SQL
5 38 (32.48%) Unix
5 38 (32.48%) Test Automation
6 37 (31.62%) Banking
7 36 (30.77%) Java
8 35 (29.91%) HP
9 33 (28.21%) Cucumber
10 31 (26.50%) JIRA
10 31 (26.50%) Test Scripting
11 30 (25.64%) Functional Testing
12 29 (24.79%) Regression Testing
13 26 (22.22%) QA
14 24 (20.51%) Automation Testing
15 23 (19.66%) Jenkins
15 23 (19.66%) System Integration Testing
16 22 (18.80%) Test Strategy
16 22 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (18.80%) HP Quality Center
16 22 (18.80%) TDD
16 22 (18.80%) JUnit
17 21 (17.95%) Scrum
17 21 (17.95%) Test Management
18 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (17.09%) Integration Testing
19 19 (16.24%) ISTQB
19 19 (16.24%) Windows
19 19 (16.24%) BDD

HP UFT
Top Related 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 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.13%) Confluence
3 3 (2.56%) JBoss
4 2 (1.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.56%) MS Project
2 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.85%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.85%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) GitHub
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.71%) Loggly
3 2 (1.71%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.71%) Slack
3 2 (1.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Internet
1 3 (2.56%) Intranet
2 2 (1.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) DNS
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.42%) MySQL
5 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.71%) Big Data
6 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.71%) Informix
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.85%) DB2
7 1 (0.85%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.85%) MS Access
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.85%) Power BI
7 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 66 (56.41%) Selenium
2 33 (28.21%) Cucumber
3 31 (26.50%) JIRA
4 23 (19.66%) Jenkins
5 22 (18.80%) JUnit
6 15 (12.82%) Maven
7 14 (11.97%) SoapUI
7 14 (11.97%) WebDriver
8 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
8 12 (10.26%) TeamCity
9 11 (9.40%) LoadRunner
10 10 (8.55%) Subversion
11 8 (6.84%) JMeter
12 7 (5.98%) NUnit
12 7 (5.98%) Sahi
12 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (5.98%) WATIR
13 6 (5.13%) Ant
13 6 (5.13%) CruiseControl
13 6 (5.13%) Gradle
General
1 44 (37.61%) Finance
2 37 (31.62%) Banking
3 9 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Retail
5 5 (4.27%) Back Office
5 5 (4.27%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.42%) Law
7 2 (1.71%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (37.61%) Analyst
1 44 (37.61%) Test Analyst
2 21 (17.95%) Tester
3 18 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Automation Tester
5 15 (12.82%) Test Leader
6 13 (11.11%) Test Manager
7 10 (8.55%) Test Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Senior Automation Tester
10 7 (5.98%) Senior Tester
11 6 (5.13%) Banking Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Programme Manager
11 6 (5.13%) Programme Test Manager
11 6 (5.13%) Test Programme Manager
12 5 (4.27%) Automation Test Lead
12 5 (4.27%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) SOAP
2 13 (11.11%) XML
3 9 (7.69%) HTML
4 8 (6.84%) Web Services
5 7 (5.98%) Spring
6 6 (5.13%) .NET
7 5 (4.27%) Gherkin
7 5 (4.27%) J2EE
8 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.42%) HTML5
8 4 (3.42%) JMS
8 4 (3.42%) jQuery
8 4 (3.42%) Node.js
8 4 (3.42%) RESTful
8 4 (3.42%) Swagger
9 3 (2.56%) Ajax
9 3 (2.56%) CSS
9 3 (2.56%) JSF
9 3 (2.56%) JSON
9 3 (2.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Fixed Income
2 4 (3.42%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.56%) Tandem
4 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.71%) Equities
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Derivative
5 1 (0.85%) Fintech
5 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.48%) Unix
2 19 (16.24%) Windows
3 15 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (3.42%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (32.48%) Test Automation
3 31 (26.50%) Test Scripting
4 30 (25.64%) Functional Testing
5 29 (24.79%) Regression Testing
6 24 (20.51%) Automation Testing
7 23 (19.66%) System Integration Testing
8 22 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (18.80%) TDD
8 22 (18.80%) Test Strategy
9 21 (17.95%) Scrum
9 21 (17.95%) Test Management
10 20 (17.09%) Integration Testing
10 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (16.24%) BDD
12 18 (15.38%) DevOps
13 17 (14.53%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (11.11%) Automated Testing
14 13 (11.11%) Kanban
14 13 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.75%) SQL
2 36 (30.77%) Java
3 14 (11.97%) Shell Script
4 10 (8.55%) C#
4 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.98%) Ruby
6 6 (5.13%) Python
6 6 (5.13%) VBScript
7 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.56%) Perl
8 3 (2.56%) VB
9 2 (1.71%) AWK
9 2 (1.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) Go
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) ISTQB
2 13 (11.11%) ISEB
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.22%) QA
2 6 (5.13%) SDET
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) MiFID
3 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Docker
2 4 (3.42%) XenApp
2 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.71%) LXC
4 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.84%) Puppet
3 5 (4.27%) Ansible
4 2 (1.71%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (1.71%) Graphite
4 2 (1.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (29.91%) HP
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle
3 14 (11.97%) IBM
4 7 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.42%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.42%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (3.42%) Green Hat
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.71%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.71%) CA
6 2 (1.71%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.71%) Splunk
7 1 (0.85%) ATG
7 1 (0.85%) Calypso
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.85%) Murex
7 1 (0.85%) Serena
7 1 (0.85%) Sybase
7 1 (0.85%) Temenos
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago