Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 January 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 152 123
Rank change year-on-year -23 -29 +33
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 6 13 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.35% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 2.07% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 43
Scotland median daily rate £218 £316 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.23% +2.85% -11.83%
10th Percentile £118 £214 £271
90th Percentile £315 £450 £371
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £359
% change year-on-year +6.38% +11.36% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year +85.71% -39.13% +91.67%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 771 629 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.30% 16.98% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 374 379
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £242
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -19.51% -4.99%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.64 £33.65
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.70 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Scotland

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Scotland

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in Scotland

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Scotland

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -9 3 £310 -31.11%
Stirling - 2 £125 -
West Lothian +1 1 - -
HP UFT
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Toad
5 2 (33.33%) Sun
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) V-Model
5 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (16.67%) System Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) MQTT
6 1 (16.67%) Trac
6 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) MQTT
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Trac
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) V-Model
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Sun