The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £362
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 86 102 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.86% 10.12% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 79
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +136.84%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Reading

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Reading