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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 41 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.04% - 3.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.68% - 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
Median daily rate £325 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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 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
31 6 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.73% 2.08% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 23
Median daily rate £438 £175 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £150 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -6.11%

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 30 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
1 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) BMC
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) WSUS
3 4 (30.77%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
1 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Release Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) CMDB
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) ITSM
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) BMC
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Remedy
2 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) PlateSpin
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat