The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.53% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 15.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-83.87% +244.44%
HP Quality Center
Cheshire

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

Systems Management Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
19 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.69% 18.18% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate £400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £223 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Chester

HP Quality Center
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) LiveLink
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (25.00%) LiveLink
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB