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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 64 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.15% 0.78% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.58% 25.00% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £131 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.54% -52.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £348 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £46.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.34% +130.00%
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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
43 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.49% 3.12% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 30
Average daily rate £450 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £131 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £312
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +11.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

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
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 October 2014, 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 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) UMTS
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Billing
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (20.00%) GSM
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) DataStage
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Teradata

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) UMTS
2 3 (20.00%) GSM
3 2 (13.33%) LTE
4 1 (6.67%) GGSN
4 1 (6.67%) SGSN
4 1 (6.67%) GPRS
4 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
4 1 (6.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (6.67%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DataStage
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Billing
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
1 1 (6.67%) Java EE
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Insight
4 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) OCA
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata
4 1 (6.67%) Murex