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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 175 153 165
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 25 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.79% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.98% 9.28% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 48
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£450 £394 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £110.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-72.72% +238.46%
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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
418 485 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.35% 8.47% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 347 283
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -29.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £17.08 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £50.89 £41.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) Banking
3 24 (42.86%) HP
4 22 (39.29%) SQL
5 21 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 20 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (30.36%) JIRA
9 12 (21.43%) QA
10 11 (19.64%) ISTQB
10 11 (19.64%) Waterfall
10 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle
11 10 (17.86%) Java
11 10 (17.86%) SDLC
11 10 (17.86%) Investment Banking
11 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
12 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
12 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
12 9 (16.07%) XML
12 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.07%) ISEB
13 8 (14.29%) Degree
14 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
14 7 (12.50%) Validation
14 7 (12.50%) UNIX
15 6 (10.71%) HP UFT
15 6 (10.71%) Migration
15 6 (10.71%) System Testing
15 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.79%) LiveLink
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.79%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.79%) LatentZero
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.79%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.79%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) HP UFT
3 5 (8.93%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) Selenium
5 3 (5.36%) JMeter
5 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) TestNG
7 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.79%) Calabash
7 1 (1.79%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.79%) Appium
7 1 (1.79%) TestLink
7 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 30 (53.57%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Billing
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
6 1 (1.79%) Front Office
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Analyst
2 24 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) QA Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.36%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Tester
5 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Junior
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) XML
2 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (5.36%) SOAP
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) XBRL
4 2 (3.57%) FIXML
4 2 (3.57%) FpML
4 2 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.79%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.79%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Derivative
4 3 (5.36%) EFT
4 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.57%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.57%) Equities
5 2 (3.57%) IPTV
6 1 (1.79%) DTV
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 20 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) Regression Testing
4 11 (19.64%) Waterfall
5 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
5 10 (17.86%) SDLC
6 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.50%) Validation
7 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Migration
8 6 (10.71%) System Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Scrum
10 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.36%) Test Management
11 3 (5.36%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) Perl
4 4 (7.14%) Ruby
4 4 (7.14%) C
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) Korn
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) ISTQB
2 9 (16.07%) ISEB
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) COREP
2 4 (7.14%) FINREP
3 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) HP
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Murex
5 2 (3.57%) Sybase
5 2 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) OpenText
6 1 (1.79%) Sophis
6 1 (1.79%) Capita
6 1 (1.79%) DataFlux
6 1 (1.79%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.79%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.79%) Siebel
6 1 (1.79%) Trillium
6 1 (1.79%) Calypso
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