The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 27 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.66% - 3.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.79% - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate £350 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -72.27%
HP Quality Center
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Systems Management Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
76 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.17% 10.00% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 20
Average daily rate £400 £400 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +116.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.45 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Basingstoke region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Basingstoke region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 16 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Management
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
6 3 (18.75%) VB
6 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.25%) JIRA

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.25%) Testopia
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) QC Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Testing Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) Qt
1 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Pega
3 1 (6.25%) Rally
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO