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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 166 172 137
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -35
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 27 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.65% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.19% 9.37% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 50
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£475 £350 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +175.00%
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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
436 427 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.91% 6.90% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 320 297
Average daily rate £450 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.23 £18.55 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 31 (48.44%) Banking
3 28 (43.75%) SQL
4 24 (37.50%) HP
4 24 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 14 (21.88%) JIRA
9 13 (20.31%) Oracle
10 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
11 10 (15.63%) Regression Testing
11 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
11 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
12 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
12 9 (14.06%) QA
13 8 (12.50%) Degree
13 8 (12.50%) Derivative
14 7 (10.94%) Validation
14 7 (10.94%) Migration
14 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (10.94%) Scrum
14 7 (10.94%) UNIX
14 7 (10.94%) MS Office
14 7 (10.94%) XML
14 7 (10.94%) Java
14 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
14 7 (10.94%) Automation Testing
15 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Office
3 6 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.56%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.56%) Agresso
2 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.56%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.56%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.56%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.56%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.25%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) JIRA
2 6 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.13%) JUnit
5 2 (3.13%) Selenium
5 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.56%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.56%) TestLink
6 1 (1.56%) TestNG
6 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.56%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.56%) JMeter
General
1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 31 (48.44%) Banking
3 16 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Local Government
6 1 (1.56%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Analyst
2 29 (45.31%) Test Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Test Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Siebel Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Siebel Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Junior
8 2 (3.13%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) SAP Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) XBRL
3 2 (3.13%) FIXML
3 2 (3.13%) FpML
4 1 (1.56%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Derivative
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.69%) Equities
4 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) UNIX
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
5 10 (15.63%) Regression Testing
6 7 (10.94%) Validation
6 7 (10.94%) Migration
6 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.94%) Scrum
6 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.94%) Automation Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Test Management
7 6 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Workflow
9 4 (6.25%) ETL
9 4 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) VB
3 5 (7.81%) Python
4 4 (6.25%) C#
4 4 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (4.69%) C++
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) C
5 3 (4.69%) VBScript
6 2 (3.13%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Korn
7 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
2 8 (12.50%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) ISEB
4 4 (6.25%) Siebel Certification
4 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) COREP
2 4 (6.25%) FINREP
3 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.56%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.56%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) HP
2 13 (20.31%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Siebel
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Murex
5 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 2 (3.13%) Remedy
6 2 (3.13%) Sybase
7 1 (1.56%) Trillium
7 1 (1.56%) Calypso
7 1 (1.56%) SunGard
7 1 (1.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Sophis
7 1 (1.56%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.56%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.56%) Fiserv
7 1 (1.56%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com