The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 57 65
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 0.75% 1.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 8.62% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £250 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -35.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.21% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +29.57%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 152 58 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 20.51% 8.73% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 61
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Calabash
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Python

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Calabash
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby