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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 150 149 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 55 74 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.01% 1.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.68% 17.41% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 62 87
Average daily rate
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£469 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £316 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +62.50%
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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
515 425 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.71% 5.79% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 298 345
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 12
Average hourly rate £17.98 £23.35 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.98% +26.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.86 £34.30 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 1 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 1 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 43 (47.25%) HP
1 43 (47.25%) Finance
2 34 (37.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 33 (36.26%) Banking
4 30 (32.97%) Test Scripting
5 27 (29.67%) JIRA
6 26 (28.57%) SQL
7 22 (24.18%) QA
8 21 (23.08%) Oracle
9 20 (21.98%) QuickTest Pro
10 19 (20.88%) ISEB
11 17 (18.68%) Integration Testing
11 17 (18.68%) Test Management
12 16 (17.58%) Investment Banking
13 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (15.38%) Software Testing
14 14 (15.38%) ISTQB
14 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 13 (14.29%) Selenium
16 12 (13.19%) System Testing
16 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
16 12 (13.19%) XML
16 12 (13.19%) Project Management
17 10 (10.99%) Linux
17 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
17 10 (10.99%) Test Strategy
18 9 (9.89%) SWIFT
18 9 (9.89%) MS Visio
18 9 (9.89%) MS Project
18 9 (9.89%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (5.49%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.10%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.89%) MS Project
2 9 (9.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.20%) Siebel Analytics
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.10%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.10%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.10%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) 3G
2 1 (1.10%) 2G
2 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.10%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.30%) QlikView
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 27 (29.67%) JIRA
2 20 (21.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (14.29%) Selenium
4 7 (7.69%) TestDirector
5 6 (6.59%) Bugzilla
5 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.49%) FitNesse
6 5 (5.49%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
7 3 (3.30%) Toad
8 2 (2.20%) JUnit
8 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.20%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.20%) Subversion
8 2 (2.20%) eggPlant
8 2 (2.20%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
General
1 43 (47.25%) Finance
2 33 (36.26%) Banking
3 16 (17.58%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Back Office
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 19 (20.88%) Tester
4 12 (13.19%) Test Manager
5 7 (7.69%) Systems Tester
5 7 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Coordinator
7 5 (5.49%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.40%) Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.30%) QA Leader
10 2 (2.20%) UAT Test Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) MI Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) UAT Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) XML
2 8 (8.79%) .NET
3 6 (6.59%) Web Services
4 5 (5.49%) HTML
4 5 (5.49%) JSON
5 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.30%) Middleware
7 2 (2.20%) J2EE
7 2 (2.20%) JSP
8 1 (1.10%) SOAP
8 1 (1.10%) CSS
8 1 (1.10%) jQuery
8 1 (1.10%) HTML5
8 1 (1.10%) REST
8 1 (1.10%) CSS3
8 1 (1.10%) J2ME
8 1 (1.10%) JMS
8 1 (1.10%) WAP
8 1 (1.10%) FIXML
8 1 (1.10%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) SWIFT
2 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.40%) Derivative
2 4 (4.40%) Wiki
2 4 (4.40%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.30%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.30%) Statistics
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) Handset
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.20%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.10%) FMCG
5 1 (1.10%) Equities
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.30%) UNIX
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 30 (32.97%) Test Scripting
3 17 (18.68%) Integration Testing
3 17 (18.68%) Test Management
4 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 12 (13.19%) System Testing
6 12 (13.19%) Project Management
7 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.99%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.89%) Regression Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.79%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Migration
11 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.59%) Scrum
12 5 (5.49%) Validation
12 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.49%) Release Management
13 4 (4.40%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) Java
3 7 (7.69%) Python
3 7 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.49%) Ruby
4 5 (5.49%) VBA
4 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.49%) C#
5 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.30%) VB
6 2 (2.20%) C
7 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.10%) XPath
7 1 (1.10%) Perl
7 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.10%) C++
7 1 (1.10%) Delphi
7 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) ISEB
2 14 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) Degree
5 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) CBAP
7 2 (2.20%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.10%) ACCA
8 1 (1.10%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.18%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.10%) Nmap
2 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.10%) Nessus
2 1 (1.10%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 43 (47.25%) HP
2 21 (23.08%) Oracle
3 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.40%) Open Text
5 4 (4.40%) Siebel
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) Juniper
6 3 (3.30%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) Murex
8 1 (1.10%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.10%) Sun
8 1 (1.10%) Sybase
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.10%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.10%) Apple
8 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.10%) Charles River
8 1 (1.10%) MKS
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 26 days ago