Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 130 130
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -9
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 14 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.50% 0.087% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 0.49% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 12
Surrey median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% +14.75%
10th Percentile £354 £372 £313
90th Percentile £450 £478 £429
South East median daily rate £400 £365 £394
% change year-on-year +9.59% -7.30% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £48.75

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 642 408 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.98% 17.75% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 282 336
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 9
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £14.80 £37.75 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £45.65 £52.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Surrey

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Surrey

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in Surrey

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in Surrey

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Reigate - 6 £400 - 1
Staines - 2 £463 -
Redhill - 2 £373 -
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Defect Management
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (64.29%) BDD
5 9 (64.29%) HP
5 9 (64.29%) Finance
6 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
6 8 (57.14%) V-Model
7 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (50.00%) Scrum
8 6 (42.86%) LoadRunner
8 6 (42.86%) Degree
8 6 (42.86%) QA
8 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
8 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
8 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 6 (42.86%) Sauce Labs
8 6 (42.86%) Appium
8 6 (42.86%) React Native
9 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
9 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
9 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
9 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
10 4 (28.57%) Project Management
10 4 (28.57%) ISEB
10 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 4 (28.57%) System Testing

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Appium
1 6 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) Mocha
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Pensions Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) React Native
2 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Chai
3 1 (7.14%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Defect Management
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (64.29%) BDD
6 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
6 8 (57.14%) V-Model
7 7 (50.00%) Scrum
8 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
8 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
9 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
9 5 (35.71%) QA Automation
10 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
10 4 (28.57%) Project Management
10 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
10 4 (28.57%) Statistics
10 4 (28.57%) System Testing
10 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP