Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 194 190
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 -32
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 13 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.38% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 2.10% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +29.63%
10th Percentile £276 £306 £263
90th Percentile £470 £438 £399
England median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £170.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +353.33% -74.58%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 883 1050 868
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 21.01% 18.12% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 748 578
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +19.57% +7.81%
10th Percentile £305 £310 £263
90th Percentile £538 £553 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.13 - £35.00
10th Percentile £23.63 - £25.00
90th Percentile £43.19 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP UFT in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP UFT in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +35 12 £388 +21.57%
South Yorkshire -5 1 £525 +37.25%
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
4 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (46.15%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
7 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
7 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Publishing
7 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (30.77%) ISEB
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Analytics
8 3 (23.08%) C#
8 3 (23.08%) VBScript
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) JMeter
8 3 (23.08%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) BDD
8 3 (23.08%) Test Management
9 2 (15.38%) Splunk
9 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (15.38%) DevOps
9 2 (15.38%) Confluence
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) JMeter
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) JUnit
6 1 (7.69%) NUnit
6 1 (7.69%) Sahi
6 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.69%) WATIR
6 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) ATDD
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft