The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 25 June 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.21% 0.14% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £360 £335 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year - +29.57%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 113 131 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 23.44% 17.90% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 32
Median daily rate £488 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.08% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £310 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in West Sussex

HP UFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP UFT in West Sussex

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 1 £360 -
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Problem-Solving

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C