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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 46 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.41% 2.26% 2.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.04% 23.33% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate £338 £381 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +38.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
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
27 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.51% 9.68% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 15
Average daily rate £217 £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.13% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £151 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £448 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (54.55%) HP UFT
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) WSUS
3 4 (36.36%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (27.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Release Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) BMC
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
1 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat