The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 April 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)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 24
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 6.51% 2.91%
As % of the Development Applications category - 48.89% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Median daily rate - £271 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £316 £330
% change year-on-year +13.92% -4.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £170.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +378.87%  

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 45 45 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 54.22% 13.31% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 14
Median daily rate £390 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -29.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £255 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £319 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Renfrewshire