The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 62 69 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 26 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.10% 1.37% 3.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.99% 12.95% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 24
Average daily rate
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£363 £270 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £340 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.76% +16.92%
HP Quality Center
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Systems Management Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
153 139 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.33% 10.57% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 47
Average daily rate £375 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 21 £325 +20.93%
High Wycombe - 3 £375 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 35 (70.00%) Finance
2 24 (48.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 18 (36.00%) Test Management
5 16 (32.00%) ISEB
6 15 (30.00%) SQL
7 14 (28.00%) HP
7 14 (28.00%) QA
8 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
9 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
9 11 (22.00%) Banking
10 10 (20.00%) HP UFT
10 10 (20.00%) SAP
10 10 (20.00%) SDLC
11 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (18.00%) V-Model
12 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (14.00%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Validation
13 7 (14.00%) XML
13 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
14 6 (12.00%) SAP BW
14 6 (12.00%) Retail
15 5 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
15 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
15 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
15 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BCA
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.00%) SAP BW
3 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (8.00%) PowerCenter
5 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.00%) SAP BI
7 1 (2.00%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.00%) QlikView
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (2.00%) MS Access
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.00%) Selenium
4 3 (6.00%) JMeter
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 35 (70.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Spanish Language
5 3 (6.00%) Automotive
6 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.00%) Electronics
7 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.00%) Marketing
7 1 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 9 (18.00%) Tester
4 9 (18.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) WCF
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (36.00%) Test Management
4 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
5 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
6 10 (20.00%) SDLC
7 9 (18.00%) V-Model
8 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Validation
9 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.00%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
10 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) HP
2 10 (20.00%) SAP
3 5 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Northgate
4 3 (6.00%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft