Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 137 164
Rank change year-on-year -25 +27 +10
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 4 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 2.07% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +26.92% +3.17%
10th Percentile £435 £375 £304
90th Percentile £555 £469 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% -3.13%
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 841 675 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.71% 23.11% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 492 446
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £409 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% -0.66% +17.56%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £538 £530 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £413
% change year-on-year +4.87% -2.91% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.80 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.84% +29.63% -64.00%
10th Percentile £17.32 £17.25 £12.98
90th Percentile £41.48 £17.75 £20.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £29.38 £13.50
% change year-on-year +41.28% +117.59% -61.43%

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
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 20 October 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 3 £475 +18.75%
Halifax - 1 £550 -
HP UFT
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP HR
2 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Python

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 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HR
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (25.00%) Slack
1 1 (25.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SFIA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat