The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth 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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 19 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.05% 2.17% 3.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 50.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £238 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -42.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £74.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-62.83% +98.65%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Systems Management Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 6.32% 4.35% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate £460 £238 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.68% -34.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £228 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £248 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) Test Management
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Exstream
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Exstream
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) UAT Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP