Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 April 2018 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 143 160
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 11 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.14% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 0.75% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 16
West Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £288 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.96% -39.47% +55.74%
10th Percentile £312 £271 £300
90th Percentile £450 £371 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £288 £425
% change year-on-year +56.52% -32.35% +37.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 836 536 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.98% 19.29% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 360 465
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £285 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +0.63% -3.61% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +82.22% -43.75% +14.29%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in West Yorkshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in West Yorkshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in West Yorkshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Leeds -12 11 £365 +26.96%
HP UFT
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Rancher
2 8 (72.73%) Splunk
2 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 8 (72.73%) User Experience
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Tomcat
2 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
5 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Backend Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Splunk