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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 73 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 21 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.74% 0.93% 3.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.19% 8.63% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 20
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£328 £270 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £327 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £74.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.45% +127.69%
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
148 139 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.24% 10.78% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 41
Average daily rate £390 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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 June 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 20 £325 +20.93% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £375 - 1
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 36 (78.26%) Finance
2 23 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 22 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (36.96%) Test Management
5 15 (32.61%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) ISEB
6 14 (30.43%) HP
6 14 (30.43%) SAP
6 14 (30.43%) QA
7 13 (28.26%) Waterfall
7 13 (28.26%) HP UFT
8 12 (26.09%) Banking
9 11 (23.91%) V-Model
9 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
9 11 (23.91%) SDLC
10 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 10 (21.74%) Validation
10 10 (21.74%) XML
11 9 (19.57%) SAP BW
11 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
13 6 (13.04%) Selenium
13 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
13 6 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
14 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.87%) SaaS
15 4 (8.70%) Test Automation

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP BCA
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) CDMA
1 2 (4.35%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.57%) SAP BW
3 5 (10.87%) Data Mining
4 4 (8.70%) PowerCenter
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.35%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.17%) QlikView
6 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) HP UFT
2 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) JMeter
4 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.17%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 36 (78.26%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Spanish Language
4 3 (6.52%) Automotive
5 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Electronics
6 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Analyst
2 26 (56.52%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Test Leader
4 6 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Tester
5 3 (6.52%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) iPhone
2 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 22 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (36.96%) Test Management
4 13 (28.26%) Waterfall
5 11 (23.91%) V-Model
5 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
5 11 (23.91%) SDLC
6 10 (21.74%) Validation
7 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Test Planning
12 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VBScript
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) ISEB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) SAP
1 14 (30.43%) HP
2 5 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Northgate
4 1 (2.17%) NorthgateArinso
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