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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 124 172 172
Rank change year-on-year
+48 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 33 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.48% 6.24% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 30
Average daily rate £425 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £309 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £558 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -72.27%
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
389 465 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.14% 8.30% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 357 321
Average daily rate £475 £450 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 26 (41.27%) HP
2 26 (41.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 23 (36.51%) SQL
5 22 (34.92%) Banking
6 20 (31.75%) ISEB
7 18 (28.57%) Test Management
8 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
8 16 (25.40%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (23.81%) Defect Management
10 14 (22.22%) Oracle
10 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (20.63%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
13 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
14 10 (15.87%) JIRA
14 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
14 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
14 10 (15.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
15 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
15 9 (14.29%) Retail Banking
15 9 (14.29%) Retail
16 8 (12.70%) Derivative
16 8 (12.70%) System Integration Testing
17 7 (11.11%) Functional Testing
17 7 (11.11%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) JIRA
1 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
2 5 (7.94%) JMeter
3 4 (6.35%) Selenium
3 4 (6.35%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (6.35%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.17%) Toad
5 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.59%) MSTest
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Retail
3 9 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Analyst
2 30 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Banking Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.35%) Regression Test Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Test Automation Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Test Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Test Coordinator
5 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Test Leader
5 4 (6.35%) Test Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Tester
5 4 (6.35%) UAT Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Defect Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Derivative
3 7 (11.11%) Equities
3 7 (11.11%) Fixed Income
4 5 (7.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.17%) Reinsurance
5 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (38.10%) Test Scripting
3 18 (28.57%) Test Management
4 15 (23.81%) Defect Management
5 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
9 8 (12.70%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Functional Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Regression Testing
11 6 (9.52%) SDLC
11 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.94%) Software Delivery
13 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) VB
3 4 (6.35%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) ISEB
2 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
3 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (19.05%) DV Cleared
5 10 (15.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.59%) SEPA
2 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) HP
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.76%) Cognos
5 3 (4.76%) Siebel
5 3 (4.76%) Sun
6 2 (3.17%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.59%) Sybase
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Testing Circle Ltd
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iKas International
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