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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 150 180 128
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -52
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 53 48 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 0.68% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.41% 11.19% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 64
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £555 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £99.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +372.97%
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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 City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
427 429 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.49% 6.06% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 302 255
Average daily rate £425 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +22.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £40.63 £46.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014, 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 59 (55.14%) HP
2 51 (47.66%) Banking
3 47 (43.93%) Finance
4 36 (33.64%) SQL
4 36 (33.64%) JIRA
4 36 (33.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (27.10%) Investment Banking
6 28 (26.17%) ISEB
7 24 (22.43%) Oracle
7 24 (22.43%) Test Scripting
8 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (18.69%) Test Management
10 19 (17.76%) Test Strategy
11 18 (16.82%) Software Testing
11 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
12 17 (15.89%) QA
13 16 (14.95%) QuickTest Pro
14 15 (14.02%) MS Visio
15 13 (12.15%) XML
15 13 (12.15%) MS Office
16 12 (11.21%) .NET
16 12 (11.21%) Murex
16 12 (11.21%) ISTQB
16 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
17 11 (10.28%) Derivative
17 11 (10.28%) Integration Testing
17 11 (10.28%) MS Project
18 10 (9.35%) Regression Testing
19 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
19 9 (8.41%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (5.61%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.93%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.02%) MS Visio
3 13 (12.15%) MS Office
4 11 (10.28%) MS Project
5 7 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Markit EDM
1 3 (2.80%) Summit
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.87%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (1.87%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.93%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.93%) Agresso
3 1 (0.93%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.87%) Siebel EIM
4 2 (1.87%) QlikView
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 36 (33.64%) JIRA
2 16 (14.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (5.61%) TestDirector
4 5 (4.67%) Subversion
5 4 (3.74%) CruiseControl
5 4 (3.74%) Selenium
5 4 (3.74%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.80%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.80%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.80%) JUnit
6 3 (2.80%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.80%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.80%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.87%) DbUnit
7 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.87%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.93%) MSTest
8 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (47.66%) Banking
2 47 (43.93%) Finance
3 29 (27.10%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Back Office
5 3 (2.80%) Front Office
5 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (37.38%) Analyst
2 26 (24.30%) Test Analyst
3 23 (21.50%) Test Manager
4 13 (12.15%) Tester
5 9 (8.41%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.61%) Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Contracts Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Systems Tester
9 4 (3.74%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Storage Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) QA Leader
10 3 (2.80%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.80%) Business Manager
10 3 (2.80%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.80%) Release Manager
11 2 (1.87%) Data Analyst
11 2 (1.87%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) XML
2 12 (11.21%) .NET
3 6 (5.61%) HTML
3 6 (5.61%) JSON
4 4 (3.74%) FIXML
4 4 (3.74%) FpML
5 3 (2.80%) jQuery
5 3 (2.80%) Web Services
5 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.80%) Middleware
6 2 (1.87%) JSP
6 2 (1.87%) SOAP
6 2 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.87%) REST
7 1 (0.93%) CSS3
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) WPF
7 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.93%) CSS
7 1 (0.93%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Derivative
2 8 (7.48%) Market Risk
3 7 (6.54%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.61%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.67%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (2.80%) Wiki
6 3 (2.80%) Statistics
7 2 (1.87%) Equities
7 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.87%) iPad
7 2 (1.87%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.87%) Open Source
7 2 (1.87%) FMCG
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Linux
2 8 (7.48%) Windows
3 5 (4.67%) UNIX
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (22.43%) Test Scripting
3 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.69%) Test Management
5 19 (17.76%) Test Strategy
6 18 (16.82%) Software Testing
7 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
8 11 (10.28%) Integration Testing
9 10 (9.35%) Regression Testing
10 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.41%) Project Management
11 7 (6.54%) System Testing
11 7 (6.54%) Migration
11 7 (6.54%) Automation Testing
12 6 (5.61%) Scrum
12 6 (5.61%) ETL
12 6 (5.61%) Release Management
12 6 (5.61%) Manual Testing
13 5 (4.67%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) SQL
2 9 (8.41%) C#
3 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.61%) Ruby
4 5 (4.67%) Python
4 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.74%) C
5 4 (3.74%) VBA
5 4 (3.74%) VBScript
6 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.87%) VB
7 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.87%) Java
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) Delphi
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) ISEB
2 12 (11.21%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.54%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.67%) Degree
6 3 (2.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) CBAP
7 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CIMA
8 1 (0.93%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.89%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.93%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (55.14%) HP
2 24 (22.43%) Oracle
3 12 (11.21%) Murex
4 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.67%) Calypso
6 5 (4.67%) Siebel
7 4 (3.74%) VMware
7 4 (3.74%) Open Text
7 4 (3.74%) Cisco
7 4 (3.74%) Juniper
8 3 (2.80%) Fiserv
8 3 (2.80%) SAP
9 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.87%) Apple
9 2 (1.87%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.87%) SunGard
9 2 (1.87%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.93%) Actimize
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago