The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.98% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 17.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £348 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.19% +13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.49% 7.98% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 6
Average daily rate £363 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
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HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

HP Quality Center
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Compuware

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
1 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Compuware