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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 139 161 109
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -52
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 60 66 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.92% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.00% 15.90% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 92
Average daily rate
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£443 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
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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
500 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.49% 5.76% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 335
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 51 (50.00%) HP
2 49 (48.04%) Finance
3 39 (38.24%) Banking
4 35 (34.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (33.33%) SQL
6 32 (31.37%) JIRA
6 32 (31.37%) Test Scripting
7 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (26.47%) Oracle
8 22 (21.57%) ISEB
8 22 (21.57%) Investment Banking
9 20 (19.61%) QA
9 20 (19.61%) QuickTest Pro
10 17 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 17 (16.67%) Test Management
11 16 (15.69%) Software Testing
12 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 14 (13.73%) XML
13 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
14 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
15 11 (10.78%) Project Management
15 11 (10.78%) Regression Testing
15 11 (10.78%) Linux
15 11 (10.78%) MS Office
15 11 (10.78%) Selenium
15 11 (10.78%) System Testing
15 11 (10.78%) Test Strategy
16 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (8.82%) MS Project
17 9 (8.82%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.78%) MS Office
3 9 (8.82%) MS Project
3 9 (8.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) Mingle
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.96%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.98%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.98%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.98%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.98%) Summit
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) IaaS
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
1 2 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.94%) QlikView
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.96%) Siebel EIM
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (31.37%) JIRA
2 20 (19.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (10.78%) Selenium
4 8 (7.84%) TestDirector
5 6 (5.88%) Bugzilla
6 5 (4.90%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.92%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.92%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.94%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.94%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.94%) JUnit
8 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.94%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.94%) Subversion
9 2 (1.96%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.96%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.96%) Toad
9 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 49 (48.04%) Finance
2 39 (38.24%) Banking
3 22 (21.57%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) Back Office
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Analyst
2 26 (25.49%) Test Analyst
3 19 (18.63%) Tester
4 13 (12.75%) Test Manager
5 8 (7.84%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Test Leader
6 7 (6.86%) Systems Tester
7 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.90%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Software Tester
10 3 (2.94%) QA Leader
10 3 (2.94%) Release Manager
11 2 (1.96%) UAT Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) QA Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) MI Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) Data Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) XML
2 9 (8.82%) .NET
3 6 (5.88%) JSON
4 5 (4.90%) Web Services
4 5 (4.90%) HTML
5 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.94%) Middleware
6 3 (2.94%) FIXML
7 2 (1.96%) jQuery
7 2 (1.96%) J2EE
7 2 (1.96%) JSP
7 2 (1.96%) FpML
8 1 (0.98%) REST
8 1 (0.98%) CSS3
8 1 (0.98%) HTML5
8 1 (0.98%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.98%) CSS
8 1 (0.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) SWIFT
2 6 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) Market Risk
3 5 (4.90%) Derivative
4 4 (3.92%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.92%) Wiki
4 4 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Statistics
6 2 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.96%) Handset
6 2 (1.96%) iPad
6 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Linux
2 9 (8.82%) Windows
3 6 (5.88%) UNIX
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) AIX
6 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.98%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (31.37%) Test Scripting
3 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 17 (16.67%) Test Management
5 16 (15.69%) Software Testing
6 11 (10.78%) Project Management
6 11 (10.78%) Regression Testing
6 11 (10.78%) System Testing
6 11 (10.78%) Test Strategy
7 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.82%) Manual Testing
8 9 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.82%) Migration
9 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.88%) Release Management
10 5 (4.90%) Functional Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Automation Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (7.84%) Java
3 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
3 7 (6.86%) Python
4 6 (5.88%) C#
5 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.90%) VBA
5 5 (4.90%) Ruby
6 3 (2.94%) VB
6 3 (2.94%) C
6 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.98%) VBScript
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) Delphi
7 1 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) ISEB
2 14 (13.73%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) Degree
5 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) CBAP
8 1 (0.98%) CIMA
8 1 (0.98%) ACCA
8 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.61%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) KVM
2 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.98%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Control-M
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.98%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (0.98%) Nessus
Vendors
1 51 (50.00%) HP
2 27 (26.47%) Oracle
3 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.92%) VMware
5 4 (3.92%) Siebel
5 4 (3.92%) Murex
5 4 (3.92%) Cisco
5 4 (3.92%) Juniper
5 4 (3.92%) Open Text
6 3 (2.94%) Fiserv
7 2 (1.96%) Sybase
7 2 (1.96%) Apple
7 2 (1.96%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.98%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.98%) MKS
8 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.98%) Charles River
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