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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.18% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.52% 14.55% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Average daily rate £297 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £271 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £508 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
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 West

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
54 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.39% 6.32% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 14
Average daily rate £363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Teradata
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) BigMachines
7 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) BigMachines
1 1 (7.69%) Primavera
1 1 (7.69%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Leader
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Itk
1 1 (7.69%) Swing
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSL
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Document Management
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Teradata
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Siemens
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau