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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 147 161 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -44
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 51 70 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.95% 1.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.28% 16.51% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 90
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£455 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £312 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +62.50%
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
496 424 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.58% 5.76% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 299 354
Average daily rate £425 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 13
Average hourly rate £18.48 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.86% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.64 £29.40 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 41 (46.59%) HP
2 39 (44.32%) Finance
3 34 (38.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (35.23%) Test Scripting
4 31 (35.23%) Banking
5 24 (27.27%) JIRA
6 22 (25.00%) SQL
7 21 (23.86%) QA
8 20 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
9 19 (21.59%) ISEB
10 18 (20.45%) Oracle
11 17 (19.32%) ISTQB
11 17 (19.32%) Integration Testing
11 17 (19.32%) Test Management
12 15 (17.05%) Software Testing
12 15 (17.05%) Investment Banking
13 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (14.77%) System Testing
13 13 (14.77%) Project Management
14 12 (13.64%) XML
14 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
15 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 11 (12.50%) Selenium
15 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
16 10 (11.36%) SWIFT
17 9 (10.23%) Linux
17 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (5.68%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.14%) TeamSite
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.09%) MS Office
3 7 (7.95%) MS Project
3 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.27%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (1.14%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.14%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.14%) Summit
2 1 (1.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.14%) 4G
2 1 (1.14%) 3G
2 1 (1.14%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) QlikView
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.27%) Siebel EIM
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) JIRA
2 20 (22.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (12.50%) Selenium
4 6 (6.82%) TestDirector
4 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.68%) FitNesse
5 5 (5.68%) Bugzilla
6 3 (3.41%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.41%) Toad
6 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.27%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.27%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.27%) JUnit
7 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.27%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.14%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 39 (44.32%) Finance
2 31 (35.23%) Banking
3 15 (17.05%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Back Office
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Analyst
2 22 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 18 (20.45%) Tester
4 13 (14.77%) Test Manager
5 8 (9.09%) Systems Tester
6 6 (6.82%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Test Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.41%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) QA Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Developer
10 2 (2.27%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) XML
2 7 (7.95%) .NET
3 6 (6.82%) Web Services
4 5 (5.68%) JSON
4 5 (5.68%) HTML
5 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.41%) Middleware
7 2 (2.27%) J2EE
7 2 (2.27%) JSP
8 1 (1.14%) jQuery
8 1 (1.14%) HTML5
8 1 (1.14%) REST
8 1 (1.14%) CSS3
8 1 (1.14%) FIXML
8 1 (1.14%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.14%) SOAP
8 1 (1.14%) CSS
8 1 (1.14%) J2ME
8 1 (1.14%) JMS
8 1 (1.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) SWIFT
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) Wiki
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Statistics
3 3 (3.41%) Derivative
3 3 (3.41%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.41%) Handset
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.27%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.14%) FMCG
5 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.14%) Equities
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) UNIX
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) AIX
6 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 31 (35.23%) Test Scripting
3 17 (19.32%) Integration Testing
3 17 (19.32%) Test Management
4 15 (17.05%) Software Testing
5 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.77%) System Testing
5 13 (14.77%) Project Management
6 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Migration
10 6 (6.82%) Manual Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Scrum
11 5 (5.68%) Validation
11 5 (5.68%) ITIL
11 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.55%) Functional Testing
12 4 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) Java
3 6 (6.82%) Python
3 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.68%) Ruby
4 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.68%) VBA
5 3 (3.41%) VB
5 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.41%) C
5 3 (3.41%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) XPath
6 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (21.59%) ISEB
2 17 (19.32%) ISTQB
3 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.82%) Degree
6 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.27%) CBAP
8 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.14%) CIMA
9 1 (1.14%) ACCA
9 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.86%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.14%) Nmap
2 1 (1.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Nessus
2 1 (1.14%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) HP
2 18 (20.45%) Oracle
3 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.68%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.55%) Siebel
5 4 (4.55%) Open Text
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Murex
6 2 (2.27%) Juniper
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) Actimize
7 1 (1.14%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.14%) Apple
7 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.14%) Remedy
7 1 (1.14%) Charles River
7 1 (1.14%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.14%) MKS
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: Market rate value
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago