The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 120 83 100
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 1.39% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.68% 16.67% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 30 18
Median daily rate £350 £198 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.21% -26.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £74.00
% change year-on-year
- -62.83%
HP Quality Center
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
261 216 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.76% 8.35% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 130 110
Median daily rate £450 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Median hourly rate £21.33 £16.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.27% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £16.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £18.10 £19.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -10.28%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 4 £450 +28.57%
Slough +8 1 - - 1
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 18 (52.94%) HP
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) QA
3 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 9 (26.47%) SDLC
4 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) Test Management
5 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
6 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (17.65%) Selenium
6 6 (17.65%) Degree
6 6 (17.65%) Validation
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.71%) XML
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
7 5 (14.71%) VB
7 5 (14.71%) Java
7 5 (14.71%) ISEB
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) JMeter
8 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
8 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.76%) Finance
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 6 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) 802.15
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
1 3 (8.82%) IPv6
1 3 (8.82%) ZigBee
2 2 (5.88%) FTP
2 2 (5.88%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) MVNO
3 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.94%) VoLTE
3 1 (2.94%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) JMeter
2 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
3 2 (5.88%) Introscope
3 2 (5.88%) JBehave
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) JProfiler
3 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
3 2 (5.88%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (5.88%) Toad
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Robotium
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Test Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Tester
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Tester
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) 802.1X
3 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware
4 2 (5.88%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.94%) Java EE
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) SDLC
2 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
2 7 (20.59%) Test Management
3 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 6 (17.65%) Validation
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.82%) V-Model
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) VB
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Groovy
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 5 (14.71%) ISEB
4 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (5.88%) nmon
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco