The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 28 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 Birmingham 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank - 57 36
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.33% 3.44%
As % of the Systems Management category - 5.56% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 15
Average daily rate
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- £315 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +110.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +12.09%
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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
36 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.04% 5.92% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 27
Average daily rate £318 £308 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
HP Quality Center
West Midlands

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) SAP HR
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (20.00%) SAP WM
4 1 (20.00%) HPUX

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP HR Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Tester
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) HPUX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle