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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 93 80 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 25 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 1.81% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.25% 16.90% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 20
Average daily rate £350 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.02% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
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
244 290 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.79% 10.73% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 126 122
Average daily rate £365 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £244 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 29
Average hourly rate £59.33 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+259.54% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £13.65 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 12 £400 +22.13% 1
Slough +9 4 £250 -
Newbury +4 1 £225 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 31 (65.96%) HP
2 17 (36.17%) QA
3 15 (31.91%) Defect Management
4 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
5 12 (25.53%) SQL
5 12 (25.53%) Test Management
5 12 (25.53%) SDLC
6 11 (23.40%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (23.40%) Risk Management
7 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
8 8 (17.02%) Oracle
9 7 (14.89%) Validation
9 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Degree
9 7 (14.89%) Selenium
9 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
10 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
10 6 (12.77%) ISEB
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Finance
10 6 (12.77%) Java
10 6 (12.77%) SOAP
10 6 (12.77%) Unix
10 6 (12.77%) Linux
10 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
10 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (12.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Endur
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Value-Added Service
2 3 (6.38%) VoLTE
3 2 (4.26%) FTP
3 2 (4.26%) MVNO
3 2 (4.26%) VoWiFi
4 1 (2.13%) 802.15
4 1 (2.13%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) GPRS
4 1 (2.13%) GSM
4 1 (2.13%) HSDPA
4 1 (2.13%) IPv6
4 1 (2.13%) LTE
4 1 (2.13%) SS7
4 1 (2.13%) UMTS
4 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.13%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Selenium
2 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
2 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
4 3 (6.38%) JMeter
5 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.26%) Introscope
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) JProfiler
5 2 (4.26%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (4.26%) Toad
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.13%) JBehave
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Test Manager
3 13 (27.66%) Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Network Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) VAS Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) XML Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) SOAP
2 4 (8.51%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
1 6 (12.77%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Solaris
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Defect Management
2 12 (25.53%) SDLC
2 12 (25.53%) Test Management
3 11 (23.40%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (23.40%) Risk Management
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Validation
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
6 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Use Case
9 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) VB
4 2 (4.26%) C++
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) ISEB
4 4 (8.51%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (4.26%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (4.26%) nmon
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) HP
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) BMC
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) OpenLink
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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