The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 41 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.28% 1.42% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 12.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £700 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £314 £350
% change year-on-year +19.52% -10.35%  
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 Nottingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 82 54 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 23.03% 10.95% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 24
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Nottingham

HP UFT
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Unix

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript