The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 27 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.93% 1.08% 1.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.32% 23.08% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£273 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.63% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
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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 Coventry region.

Systems Management Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
19 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.34% 4.68% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 2
Average daily rate £240 £290 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -29.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Coventry region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Perforce
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML Messaging
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Perforce
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle