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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 64 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 27 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.97% 1.17% 2.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.49% 11.20% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 25
Average daily rate
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£344 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £353 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
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
146 125 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.64% 10.47% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 54
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 +3 22 £300 +9.09% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £375 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (34.88%) HP
4 13 (30.23%) Test Management
5 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
5 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
6 11 (25.58%) ISEB
6 11 (25.58%) HP UFT
7 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
8 9 (20.93%) Banking
8 9 (20.93%) QA
9 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
10 7 (16.28%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (16.28%) LoadRunner
10 7 (16.28%) SQL
11 6 (13.95%) SDLC
11 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
11 6 (13.95%) Retail
11 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
12 5 (11.63%) Selenium
12 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
12 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
12 5 (11.63%) SaaS
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle
12 5 (11.63%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (11.63%) SAP
13 4 (9.30%) PowerCenter

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) PowerCenter
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.33%) QlikView
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) HP UFT
2 7 (16.28%) LoadRunner
3 5 (11.63%) Selenium
4 3 (6.98%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) JIRA
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 27 (62.79%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Spanish Language
5 3 (6.98%) Automotive
6 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.33%) Electronics
7 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
2 23 (53.49%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Test Manager
4 9 (20.93%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) XML
1 2 (4.65%) WCF
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (30.23%) Test Management
3 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
3 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
4 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (13.95%) SDLC
7 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.30%) V-Model
9 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
10 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISEB
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) HP
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (11.63%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Northgate
3 3 (6.98%) NorthgateArinso
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) IBM