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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 30 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.52% 3.17% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 42.86% 66.67% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £307 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £47.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +31.80%
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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
35 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.54% 4.76% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 8
Average daily rate £394 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) HP
2 11 (64.71%) ISEB
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) AS400
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Workflow
5 8 (47.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
7 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Project Management
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) MS Office
8 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 5 (29.41%) Analytics
8 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
9 4 (23.53%) User Stories
9 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
9 4 (23.53%) JIRA
9 4 (23.53%) Test Management
9 4 (23.53%) Scrum
9 4 (23.53%) Java
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
10 3 (17.65%) SOA
10 3 (17.65%) UML

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) TestNG
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
5 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) UML Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) AS400
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Workflow
3 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
6 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
6 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Use Case
7 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
7 3 (17.65%) V-Model
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CBAP
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica