Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 - 102
Rank change year-on-year - +102 -
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% - 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.86% - 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Reading median daily rate £325 - £419
10th Percentile £313 - £363
90th Percentile £338 - £456
Berkshire median daily rate £313 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% -6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 161 146 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.74% 10.01% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 79 144
Reading median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £291 £261 £270
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £25.75
90th Percentile £29.00 - £27.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP