The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 167 122 136
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 43 80 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 1.29% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.75% 19.70% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 72
Average daily rate £375 £420 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £273 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £67.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
400 406 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.19% 6.54% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 298 281
Average daily rate £413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
HP Quality Center
London

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 55 (54.46%) HP
1 55 (54.46%) Banking
2 41 (40.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (33.66%) SQL
4 33 (32.67%) Finance
5 31 (30.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
7 27 (26.73%) Test Management
8 26 (25.74%) Test Scripting
9 25 (24.75%) JIRA
10 23 (22.77%) Investment Banking
11 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (19.80%) ISEB
13 19 (18.81%) Java
13 19 (18.81%) QA
14 17 (16.83%) Oracle
15 16 (15.84%) Selenium
16 15 (14.85%) System Testing
16 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
16 15 (14.85%) Software Testing
16 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
17 14 (13.86%) SWIFT
18 13 (12.87%) Integration Testing
18 13 (12.87%) XML
18 13 (12.87%) LoadRunner
19 12 (11.88%) UNIX
20 11 (10.89%) VBScript
20 11 (10.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 11 (10.89%) Regression Testing
20 11 (10.89%) Back Office

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.95%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.95%) CMS
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.98%) Mingle
3 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.99%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Internet
2 5 (4.95%) CHAP
3 2 (1.98%) 2G
3 2 (1.98%) 4G
3 2 (1.98%) 3G
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.98%) DB2
2 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.98%) Essbase
2 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.99%) QlikView
3 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (30.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 25 (24.75%) JIRA
3 16 (15.84%) Selenium
4 13 (12.87%) LoadRunner
5 7 (6.93%) WebDriver
5 7 (6.93%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.94%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.95%) Toad
8 4 (3.96%) TestDirector
8 4 (3.96%) Ant
8 4 (3.96%) Subversion
8 4 (3.96%) Maven
8 4 (3.96%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.96%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (2.97%) eggPlant
9 3 (2.97%) JBehave
9 3 (2.97%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (1.98%) JUnit
10 2 (1.98%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
General
1 55 (54.46%) Banking
2 33 (32.67%) Finance
3 23 (22.77%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.89%) Back Office
5 5 (4.95%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.98%) Front Office
6 2 (1.98%) Legal
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Electronics
7 1 (0.99%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Analyst
2 34 (33.66%) Test Analyst
3 25 (24.75%) Tester
4 18 (17.82%) Test Manager
5 11 (10.89%) Systems Tester
5 11 (10.89%) Test Leader
6 10 (9.90%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) Systems Test Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Developer
11 4 (3.96%) QA Manager
12 3 (2.97%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) Applications Tester
12 3 (2.97%) Performance Tester
12 3 (2.97%) QA Tester
12 3 (2.97%) Automation Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) UAT Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) XML
2 7 (6.93%) SOAP
3 6 (5.94%) Web Services
4 5 (4.95%) HTML
5 4 (3.96%) Middleware
5 4 (3.96%) J2EE
6 3 (2.97%) RESTful
7 2 (1.98%) REST
7 2 (1.98%) JSON
7 2 (1.98%) J2ME
7 2 (1.98%) WAP
8 1 (0.99%) Flash
8 1 (0.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) SWIFT
2 11 (10.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (6.93%) Derivative
4 6 (5.94%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.96%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.96%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.97%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.97%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.97%) AS400
8 2 (1.98%) Handset
8 2 (1.98%) Equities
8 2 (1.98%) Statistics
8 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.98%) Kindle
9 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) UNIX
2 7 (6.93%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.98%) Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
3 27 (26.73%) Test Management
4 26 (25.74%) Test Scripting
5 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.85%) Software Testing
6 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
6 15 (14.85%) System Testing
7 13 (12.87%) Integration Testing
8 11 (10.89%) Project Management
8 11 (10.89%) Regression Testing
9 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.92%) Scrum
12 7 (6.93%) BDD
13 6 (5.94%) Test Strategy
14 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.95%) TDD
14 5 (4.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.66%) SQL
2 19 (18.81%) Java
3 11 (10.89%) VBScript
4 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.96%) C
5 4 (3.96%) VBA
6 3 (2.97%) C#
7 2 (1.98%) C++
7 2 (1.98%) XQuery
7 2 (1.98%) XPath
7 2 (1.98%) Groovy
8 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) ISEB
2 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.99%) Basel III
3 1 (0.99%) EMIR
3 1 (0.99%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (54.46%) HP
2 17 (16.83%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.98%) Sun
4 2 (1.98%) Murex
4 2 (1.98%) Sybase
4 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.98%) Apple
4 2 (1.98%) Ab Initio
4 2 (1.98%) Green Hat
4 2 (1.98%) Calypso
5 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) MKS
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix
5 1 (0.99%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.99%) Temenos
City of London
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Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
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