The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 53 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.10% 0.37% 2.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.05% 20.00% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -72.27%
HP Quality Center
South Wales

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

Systems Management Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
21 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.75% 1.86% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 22
Average daily rate £375 £238 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £175 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Remedy
3 4 (33.33%) BMC
3 4 (33.33%) ITSM
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) WSUS
3 4 (33.33%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Release Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) ITSM
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) BMC
1 4 (33.33%) HP
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Remedy
1 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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