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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 139 179 163
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 25 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.37% 0.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.13% 4.78% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 35
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £270 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £74.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.45%
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
408 439 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.12% 7.65% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 334 361
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 25 (40.98%) HP
3 23 (37.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (36.07%) Test Scripting
5 20 (32.79%) ISEB
6 19 (31.15%) SQL
7 18 (29.51%) Banking
8 16 (26.23%) ISTQB
8 16 (26.23%) Defect Management
9 15 (24.59%) Test Management
9 15 (24.59%) Oracle
10 14 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
11 13 (21.31%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.67%) DV Cleared
13 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
14 10 (16.39%) LoadRunner
14 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
14 10 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (14.75%) Test Planning
15 9 (14.75%) System Integration Testing
15 9 (14.75%) JIRA
16 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (13.11%) Functional Testing
16 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
17 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
17 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
17 7 (11.48%) 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 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.64%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.64%) OLAP
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) LoadRunner
2 9 (14.75%) JIRA
3 5 (8.20%) JMeter
3 5 (8.20%) TestDirector
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.28%) Toad
6 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 7 (11.48%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.64%) Billing
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.64%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
1 22 (36.07%) Test Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Test Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Test Leader
5 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Defect Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Test Automation Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) Test Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Test Specialist
5 4 (6.56%) Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.92%) Test Coordinator
7 2 (3.28%) QC Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Regression Test Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Siebel Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) UAT Coordinator
7 2 (3.28%) UAT Test Lead
7 2 (3.28%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Derivative
2 7 (11.48%) Equities
2 7 (11.48%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
1 2 (3.28%) Unix
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (36.07%) Test Scripting
3 16 (26.23%) Defect Management
4 15 (24.59%) Test Management
5 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (21.31%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Manual Testing
8 9 (14.75%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Test Planning
9 8 (13.11%) Functional Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
10 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (8.20%) SDLC
12 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
13 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) Java
3 6 (9.84%) Python
4 5 (8.20%) VB
4 5 (8.20%) VBScript
5 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) ISEB
2 16 (26.23%) ISTQB
3 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
4 12 (19.67%) DV Cleared
5 10 (16.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) HP
2 15 (24.59%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.92%) Cognos
5 3 (4.92%) Siebel
5 3 (4.92%) Sun
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Informatica
7 1 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.64%) Murex
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Sybase
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO