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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 66 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 2.03% 1.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.76% 18.46% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 9
Average daily rate £300 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
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 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
68 130 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.96% 10.99% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 25
Average daily rate £300 £315 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £423 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.75 £30.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.39 £30.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £16.70
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 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 8 £300 +1.69%
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) ISEB
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle
3 16 (61.54%) Software Testing
4 15 (57.69%) Finance
5 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 12 (46.15%) QA
7 12 (46.15%) SDLC
7 12 (46.15%) XML
8 11 (42.31%) Test Management
8 11 (42.31%) V-Model
9 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
9 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (30.77%) Middleware
11 8 (30.77%) MS Office
11 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
12 7 (26.92%) SAP
12 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
12 7 (26.92%) Aerospace
13 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
13 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
13 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
14 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
15 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
15 4 (15.38%) VMware

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
7 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.85%) DB2
7 1 (3.85%) Easytrieve
7 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Aerospace
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Analyst
2 21 (80.77%) Test Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Manual Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) SAP Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Web Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Report Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Reports Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) SAP BW Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) SAP FI Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Middleware Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) UAT Coordinator
8 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) Middleware
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Software Testing
2 14 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (46.15%) SDLC
5 11 (42.31%) Test Management
5 11 (42.31%) V-Model
6 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
9 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Migration
12 3 (11.54%) SOA
12 3 (11.54%) Validation
13 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
14 1 (3.85%) ETL
14 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) COBOL
3 1 (3.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) SAP
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Epicor