The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 30 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)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £340
% change year-on-year +20.00% -8.08%  
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 23 33 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 6.87% 9.09% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 8
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Median hourly rate £31.62 £20.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.08% -36.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £40.00
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 Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle