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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 66 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.50% 1.14% 1.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.52% 10.94% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £276 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% +16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £388 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
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
124 128 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.31% 10.40% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 32
Average daily rate £390 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £183 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 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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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 +9 17 £320 +16.89% 2
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (74.47%) Finance
2 22 (46.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (46.81%) Test Scripting
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) ISEB
4 17 (36.17%) QA
5 16 (34.04%) Test Management
5 16 (34.04%) SAP
6 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
7 14 (29.79%) HP
8 13 (27.66%) V-Model
8 13 (27.66%) Software Testing
9 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
9 12 (25.53%) XML
9 12 (25.53%) Validation
10 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Banking
11 9 (19.15%) SAP BW
11 9 (19.15%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (17.02%) Performance Testing
13 7 (14.89%) Selenium
13 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
15 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
15 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
15 5 (10.64%) Data Mining
16 4 (8.51%) Java
16 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
16 4 (8.51%) VBScript
16 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP BCA
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) CDMA
1 3 (6.38%) GSM
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.15%) SAP BW
3 5 (10.64%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.26%) SAP BI
4 2 (4.26%) PowerCenter
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) QlikView
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (14.89%) Selenium
3 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.51%) eggPlant
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) JMeter
6 1 (2.13%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 35 (74.47%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) German Language
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Analyst
2 27 (57.45%) Test Analyst
3 14 (29.79%) Test Leader
4 6 (12.77%) Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Test Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) WCF
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.38%) iPad
1 3 (6.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.13%) DTV
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) User Acceptance Testing
1 22 (46.81%) Test Scripting
2 16 (34.04%) Test Management
3 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
4 13 (27.66%) V-Model
4 13 (27.66%) Software Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Validation
6 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Performance Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.64%) Web Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (6.38%) Migration
11 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) VBScript
3 3 (6.38%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
4 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) SAP
2 14 (29.79%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Apple
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Informatica
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix