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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.32% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.08% 12.50% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
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£363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £350 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £99.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +372.97%
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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
39 16 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.17% 2.56% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 29
Average daily rate £450 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £166 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £30.90 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +106.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Billing
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 6 (31.58%) UMTS
2 6 (31.58%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
4 4 (21.05%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) LTE
4 4 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) GGSN
5 3 (15.79%) SGSN
5 3 (15.79%) GSM
5 3 (15.79%) 3GPP
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Banking

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) UMTS
2 4 (21.05%) LTE
3 3 (15.79%) GGSN
3 3 (15.79%) SGSN
3 3 (15.79%) GSM
3 3 (15.79%) 3GPP
4 1 (5.26%) 4G
4 1 (5.26%) GPRS
4 1 (5.26%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DataStage
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
1 4 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Billing
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Test Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Defect Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Testing Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Testing Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
1 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
2 4 (21.05%) Supply Chain Management
2 4 (21.05%) SOA
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) OCA
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Teradata
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Murex