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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 65 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 17 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.45% 1.62% 1.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.04% 13.39% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 7
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£278 £278 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £435 £391
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 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
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
106 127 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.03% 12.10% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 40
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £140 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 13 £278 -
High Wycombe - 1 £363 - 4
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) ISEB
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) HP
4 11 (37.93%) Software Testing
4 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Waterfall
5 10 (34.48%) SAP
6 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
7 7 (24.14%) QA
8 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (17.24%) Automotive
9 5 (17.24%) V-Model
9 5 (17.24%) Web Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
10 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (13.79%) Test Management
10 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
10 4 (13.79%) PowerCenter
10 4 (13.79%) XML
11 3 (10.34%) UNIX
11 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
11 3 (10.34%) DB2
11 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) PowerCenter
3 3 (10.34%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Automotive
4 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
6 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
1 15 (51.72%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Tester
2 7 (24.14%) Test Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) IVR
2 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Software Testing
1 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (37.93%) Waterfall
2 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
2 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
2 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
3 5 (17.24%) V-Model
3 5 (17.24%) Web Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Test Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) ISEB
2 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) HP
2 10 (34.48%) SAP
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
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