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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 112 89 104
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 16 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 1.43% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.82% 16.19% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 30 16
Median daily rate £400 £175 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £134 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £357 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -72.72%
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
275 247 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.95% 8.84% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 141 124
Median daily rate £450 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Median hourly rate £21.33 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.27% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 6 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 -3 6 £450 +33.33%
Slough +10 2 - -
Bracknell -3 1 £400 -8.57%
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 26 (61.90%) HP
2 16 (38.10%) QA
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
4 11 (26.19%) Test Management
4 11 (26.19%) Defect Management
5 10 (23.81%) SDLC
6 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 9 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 8 (19.05%) Validation
7 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.67%) Migration
8 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (14.29%) Unix
9 6 (14.29%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle
9 6 (14.29%) Java
9 6 (14.29%) XML
9 6 (14.29%) Degree
10 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
10 5 (11.90%) Selenium
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
10 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
10 5 (11.90%) SOAP
10 5 (11.90%) VB
10 5 (11.90%) ISEB

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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Value-Added Service
2 3 (7.14%) 802.15
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) IPv6
2 3 (7.14%) VoLTE
2 3 (7.14%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.76%) FTP
3 2 (4.76%) MVNO
3 2 (4.76%) VoWiFi
4 1 (2.38%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (2.38%) GPRS
4 1 (2.38%) GSM
4 1 (2.38%) HSDPA
4 1 (2.38%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) SS7
4 1 (2.38%) UMTS
4 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Selenium
1 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.14%) JMeter
3 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.76%) Introscope
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) JProfiler
3 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.76%) Ranorex
3 2 (4.76%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (4.76%) Toad
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) JBehave
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Test Manager
2 12 (28.57%) Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.76%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) VAS Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) SOAP
3 4 (9.52%) XML Messaging
4 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (2.38%) Java EE
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.14%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Solaris
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Defect Management
1 11 (26.19%) Test Management
2 10 (23.81%) SDLC
3 9 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 8 (19.05%) Validation
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.14%) V-Model
8 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.76%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.76%) Process Management
9 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) C++
4 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (11.90%) ISEB
4 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (4.76%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (4.76%) nmon
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) HP
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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