Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 156 139
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 -20
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.034% 0.17% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 1.13% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Manchester median daily rate - - £350
North West median daily rate £279 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -20.36% +7.69% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 507 531 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.39% 15.04% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 371 297
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £290 £306 £267
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Manchester

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Test Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP