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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 68 75 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 24 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.84% 0.77% 1.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 7.44% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 6
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£300 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £291 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £395 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £110.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.27% +205.55%
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
144 121 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.07% 10.29% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 27
Average daily rate £375 £273 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.61% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £168 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
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 £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

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 1 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 +8 20 £298 -11.19% 1
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 (77.78%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) ISEB
4 16 (35.56%) QA
5 15 (33.33%) Test Management
5 15 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 15 (33.33%) SAP
6 13 (28.89%) V-Model
6 13 (28.89%) HP
6 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
7 12 (26.67%) Validation
7 12 (26.67%) XML
7 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 9 (20.00%) SAP BW
9 8 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (17.78%) Banking
10 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Selenium
11 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
12 5 (11.11%) Data Mining
12 5 (11.11%) Web Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
13 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.89%) eggPlant
13 4 (8.89%) VBScript
13 4 (8.89%) Java

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP BCA
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) CDMA
1 3 (6.67%) GSM
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 5 (11.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.67%) PowerCenter
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.44%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.22%) MS Access
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) QlikView
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (15.56%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) eggPlant
3 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.67%) JMeter
4 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.22%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (77.78%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Analyst
2 25 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Test Leader
4 6 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.67%) iPad
1 3 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (2.22%) DTV
2 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 21 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 15 (33.33%) Test Management
2 15 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 13 (28.89%) V-Model
3 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Validation
5 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) VBScript
2 4 (8.89%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) SAP
2 13 (28.89%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Apple
3 3 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle