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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 37 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 2.30% 1.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.38% 28.57% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%

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
32 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.64% 8.06% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 19
Median daily rate £420 £170 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.05% -58.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £375 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 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 25 February 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (50.00%) RAD
3 3 (50.00%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) Siebel
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (50.00%) The Grinder
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (50.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) System Integration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) RAD
3 3 (50.00%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Siebel
2 2 (33.33%) HP