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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 156 137 143
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 35 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 1.03% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.51% 16.22% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 42
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£373 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.45% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-80.48% +244.44%
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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
368 376 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.17% 6.38% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 259 238
Average daily rate £450 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -34.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 48 (54.55%) Banking
2 43 (48.86%) SQL
2 43 (48.86%) HP
3 37 (42.05%) Finance
4 28 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (29.55%) JIRA
5 26 (29.55%) Investment Banking
6 18 (20.45%) Test Management
6 18 (20.45%) Test Strategy
7 17 (19.32%) Test Scripting
7 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (19.32%) ISEB
7 17 (19.32%) Oracle
8 15 (17.05%) Regression Testing
9 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
10 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
10 13 (14.77%) Murex
11 12 (13.64%) MS Office
12 11 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 11 (12.50%) Derivative
13 10 (11.36%) XML
14 9 (10.23%) Windows
14 9 (10.23%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (10.23%) MS Visio
14 9 (10.23%) QA
14 9 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (10.23%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (10.23%) Automation Testing
15 8 (9.09%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.64%) MS Office
3 9 (10.23%) MS Visio
3 9 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.41%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.27%) Summit
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.14%) Agresso
4 1 (1.14%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.14%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.55%) Siebel EIM
4 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (29.55%) JIRA
2 9 (10.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.82%) TestDirector
4 5 (5.68%) Subversion
5 4 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 4 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.41%) JUnit
6 3 (3.41%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (2.27%) Selenium
7 2 (2.27%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.27%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.14%) Rational Robot
8 1 (1.14%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.14%) TestNG
8 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.14%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.14%) TestLink
General
1 48 (54.55%) Banking
2 37 (42.05%) Finance
3 26 (29.55%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Front Office
5 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Analyst
2 35 (39.77%) Test Analyst
3 22 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 8 (9.09%) Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Tester
6 5 (5.68%) Contracts Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Siebel Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.41%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Siebel Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Programme Test Manager
9 2 (2.27%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.27%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) XML
2 6 (6.82%) FIXML
2 6 (6.82%) FpML
2 6 (6.82%) .NET
3 4 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) HTML
4 2 (2.27%) SOAP
4 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (2.27%) JSON
4 2 (2.27%) jQuery
4 2 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (1.14%) WPF
5 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.14%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.14%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (12.50%) Derivative
2 6 (6.82%) Credit Risk
2 6 (6.82%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.68%) Market Risk
3 5 (5.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.41%) Equities
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.27%) Open Source
6 2 (2.27%) iPad
6 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) UNIX
3 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (20.45%) Test Management
2 18 (20.45%) Test Strategy
3 17 (19.32%) Test Scripting
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.05%) Regression Testing
5 11 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 9 (10.23%) Automation Testing
7 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.82%) ETL
9 5 (5.68%) Scrum
9 5 (5.68%) Project Management
9 5 (5.68%) Migration
9 5 (5.68%) Workflow
9 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.68%) Functional Testing
10 4 (4.55%) Data Migration
10 4 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.86%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) C
2 6 (6.82%) C#
2 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.82%) VBScript
3 5 (5.68%) VB
4 4 (4.55%) Java
5 3 (3.41%) Ruby
6 2 (2.27%) VBA
6 2 (2.27%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) Perl
6 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Korn
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) ISEB
2 9 (10.23%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.95%) Degree
5 4 (4.55%) Siebel Certification
6 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) VCP4
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.14%) PMP
8 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.14%) Basel II
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) KVM
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (48.86%) HP
2 17 (19.32%) Oracle
3 13 (14.77%) Murex
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.82%) Siebel
5 5 (5.68%) Calypso
5 5 (5.68%) SAP
6 4 (4.55%) Fiserv
7 3 (3.41%) SunGard
8 2 (2.27%) Sun
8 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.27%) Apple
8 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.27%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.27%) Vermilion
8 2 (2.27%) VMware
9 1 (1.14%) DataFlux
9 1 (1.14%) Remedy
9 1 (1.14%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.14%) Perforce
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