The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 25 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.44% 1.06% -
As % of the Systems Management category 34.48% 9.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
HP Quality Center
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Systems Management Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
29 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.89% 10.99% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 11
Average daily rate £330 £125 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+164.00% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £75 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £319 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +17 4 - -
HP Quality Center
East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 12 (66.67%) HP
2 11 (61.11%) QA
2 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
3 8 (44.44%) SAP
3 8 (44.44%) Test Management
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
5 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) MS Office
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (27.78%) Release Management
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
7 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) VB
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Problem Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
2 6 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) UAT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
2 8 (44.44%) Test Management
3 5 (27.78%) Release Management
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) SAP
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) T-Plan