The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 19 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.96% 0.83% 2.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.15% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £300 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
HP Quality Center
Gloucestershire

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

Systems Management Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.74% 6.67% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £443 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (50.00%) Cloudera
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