Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 July 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 88 104
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -10
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.078% 0.65% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 2.82% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Wales median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +20.83% +50.00%
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £170.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +353.33% +177.78%

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 237 284 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.41% 23.05% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 198 243
Wales median daily rate £393 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £299 £285 £275
90th Percentile £525 £513 £450
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +7.43% -16.67%
10th Percentile £20.43 £40.57 £33.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £70.50 £55.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Wales

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Wales

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
South Wales -5 1 £300 -17.24% 1
HP UFT
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Release Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BMC Marimba
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow