The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 66 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.04% 0.57% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.00% 20.83% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
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£330 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £358 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £418 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-80.48% +244.44%
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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 Bristol region.

Systems Management Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
60 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.92% 2.73% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 15 7
Average daily rate £438 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (38.89%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 3 (16.67%) UMTS
5 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Billing
5 3 (16.67%) Teradata
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) LTE
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) UMTS
1 3 (16.67%) LTE
2 2 (11.11%) GGSN
2 2 (11.11%) SGSN
2 2 (11.11%) 3GPP
3 1 (5.56%) 4G
3 1 (5.56%) WCDMA
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.56%) GPRS
3 1 (5.56%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) Billing
4 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
5 1 (5.56%) Electronics
5 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Testing Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) JSON
1 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) OCA
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Murex