The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 163 178 153
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 30 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.55% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.86% 6.02% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 30
Median daily rate £413 £438 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.05%
HP Quality Center
London

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

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
419 498 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.11% 9.16% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 388 387
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -21.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the City of London region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 21 (51.22%) HP
2 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
3 14 (34.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 14 (34.15%) ISEB
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (26.83%) Oracle
5 11 (26.83%) DV Cleared
5 11 (26.83%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Defect Management
6 10 (24.39%) Test Management
6 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
7 9 (21.95%) JIRA
7 9 (21.95%) LoadRunner
8 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
9 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
9 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (17.07%) Java
9 7 (17.07%) Derivative
9 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
10 6 (14.63%) Retail
10 6 (14.63%) Retail Banking
10 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (14.63%) Fixed Income

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
3 1 (2.44%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
1 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) JIRA
1 9 (21.95%) LoadRunner
2 6 (14.63%) JMeter
3 5 (12.20%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.32%) TestDirector
5 3 (7.32%) Toad
6 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 14 (34.15%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 6 (14.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) Test Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Banking Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Test Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Test Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Test Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Defect Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Developer in Test
5 2 (4.88%) QC Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Regression Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.44%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.44%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) JSP
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.07%) Derivative
2 6 (14.63%) Equities
2 6 (14.63%) Fixed Income
3 5 (12.20%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Fintech
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
2 14 (34.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (26.83%) Defect Management
3 11 (26.83%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Test Management
5 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
6 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
7 6 (14.63%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Manual Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Release Management
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) VBScript
4 5 (12.20%) Python
4 5 (12.20%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) ISEB
2 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) DV Cleared
4 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
5 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.44%) WCAG
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) HP
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.88%) Cognos
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Informatica
6 1 (2.44%) Murex
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO