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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 174 164 145
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 25 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.59% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.95% 8.08% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 44
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£463 £344 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £256 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £74.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-62.83% +98.65%
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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
420 433 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.59% 7.26% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 323 274
Average daily rate £450 £413 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.43 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £18.70 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 27 (45.00%) SQL
3 25 (41.67%) Banking
4 23 (38.33%) HP
4 23 (38.33%) Test Scripting
5 19 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (21.67%) Oracle
7 13 (21.67%) JIRA
8 11 (18.33%) SDLC
8 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.67%) QA
9 10 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 9 (15.00%) Degree
10 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
11 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
11 8 (13.33%) XML
11 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.67%) Validation
12 7 (11.67%) UNIX
12 7 (11.67%) Java
12 7 (11.67%) ISEB
12 7 (11.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
13 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
13 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
13 6 (10.00%) System Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.67%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.67%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.67%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.67%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.67%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) TestLink
6 1 (1.67%) TestNG
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.67%) JMeter
6 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 25 (41.67%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.33%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Analyst
2 29 (48.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Siebel Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Siebel Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Junior
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) XML
2 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) XBRL
3 2 (3.33%) FIXML
3 2 (3.33%) FpML
4 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Derivative
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.00%) Equities
4 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) UNIX
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Test Scripting
2 19 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
4 11 (18.33%) SDLC
5 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.67%) Validation
8 6 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (8.33%) System Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Migration
9 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.33%) Scrum
10 4 (6.67%) Workflow
10 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) Java
3 5 (8.33%) VB
3 5 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (6.67%) C#
4 4 (6.67%) Perl
5 3 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) C
5 3 (5.00%) VBScript
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) Korn
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (15.00%) Degree
3 7 (11.67%) ISEB
4 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.67%) Siebel Certification
6 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) COREP
2 4 (6.67%) FINREP
3 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) HP
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) Siebel
5 3 (5.00%) Murex
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Remedy
6 2 (3.33%) Sybase
7 1 (1.67%) Trillium
7 1 (1.67%) SunGard
7 1 (1.67%) Sun
7 1 (1.67%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Sophis
7 1 (1.67%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.67%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.67%) Fiserv
7 1 (1.67%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica
7 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com