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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.57% 1.32% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.74% 11.35% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 7
Median daily rate £298 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £289 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £370 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £74.00
% change year-on-year
- -62.83%
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
69 141 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.20% 11.61% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 61 55
Median daily rate £425 £407 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -10.28%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 11 £295 -7.81%
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (50.00%) ISEB
4 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 11 (39.29%) QA
6 9 (32.14%) SDLC
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) SAP
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) Oracle
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) V-Model
7 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 6 (21.43%) Spanish Language
8 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
9 5 (17.86%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) MS Office
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
10 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.29%) COBOL
10 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
10 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Banking

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.14%) Temenos T24
2 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) DB2
4 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.57%) Easytrieve
5 1 (3.57%) Essbase
5 1 (3.57%) SAP BI
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Spanish Language
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Reports Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SAP BW Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Contactless
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) SDLC
4 8 (28.57%) V-Model
4 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) System Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Management
9 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) COBOL
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) SAP
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) Remedy
5 2 (7.14%) Temenos
6 1 (3.57%) Epicor
6 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft