The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 64 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% - 1.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.68% - 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£263 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
HP Quality Center
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
31 37 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.25% 7.13% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 16
Average daily rate £400 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £213 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.25 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Cambridgeshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Cambridgeshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Peterborough - 2 - -
HP Quality Center
East of England

HP Quality Center
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) ATM
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft