The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 29 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.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - - 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £345
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £170.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +407.46%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19 37 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 7.28% 12.98% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 64
Median daily rate £325 £349 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Southampton