Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 176 178
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 -25
Contract jobs citing HP UFT 15 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.31% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 1.90% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 31
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +48.76%
10th Percentile £416 £314 £300
90th Percentile £649 £450 £526
England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £57.50

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 933 790 1,058
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.83% 16.26% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 500 688
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +3.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £280
90th Percentile £538 £557 £538
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.11% -55.00% +14.51%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +8.11%

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 January 2018.

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 January 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
West Yorkshire +8 9 £450 +10.77% 1
South Yorkshire +13 6 £513 +32.26% 1
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Test Management
4 6 (40.00%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (40.00%) Coaching
4 6 (40.00%) Microservices
4 6 (40.00%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) SFIA
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) JMeter
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Nessus
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) WCAG
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (26.67%) Confluence
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) OWASP
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)

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 4 (26.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (26.67%) Burp Suite
3 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 4 (26.67%) JMeter
3 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) Coaching
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) Microservices
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) SFIA
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Test Management
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) OWASP
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) WCAG
2 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (26.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik