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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 158 161 147
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 27 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.58% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.10% 5.84% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 37
Median daily rate £438 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £311 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
HP Quality Center
London

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
381 462 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.09% 9.85% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 366 389
Median daily rate £513 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
2 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (39.39%) HP
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Oracle
4 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
6 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
6 7 (21.21%) Defect Management
6 7 (21.21%) JIRA
6 7 (21.21%) Test Management
6 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
7 6 (18.18%) ISEB
7 6 (18.18%) JMeter
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) Derivative
7 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
7 6 (18.18%) Fixed Income
7 6 (18.18%) Equities
7 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
8 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.15%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (15.15%) Retail
8 5 (15.15%) Retail Banking

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) OLAP
5 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
5 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
1 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
2 6 (18.18%) JMeter
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.09%) TestDirector
4 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Toad
6 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 5 (15.15%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Manager
4 6 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Defect Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) ERP Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) JSP
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.18%) Derivative
1 6 (18.18%) Equities
1 6 (18.18%) Fixed Income
2 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Fintech
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
4 7 (21.21%) Defect Management
4 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Test Management
5 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.09%) BDD
8 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) VB
3 5 (15.15%) VBScript
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) WCAG
3 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) HP
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Murex
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO