The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 Devon 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 27 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.95% - 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 38.46% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £363 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
26 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 10.28% 0.56% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate £400 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
HP Quality Center
South West

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Devon

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 16 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (93.75%) HP
3 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Selenium
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 9 (56.25%) ISEB
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (50.00%) User Stories
7 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
8 6 (37.50%) JIRA
9 4 (25.00%) VBScript
10 3 (18.75%) ISO 14001
10 3 (18.75%) Summit
10 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) Kanban
10 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
11 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
11 2 (12.50%) RUP
11 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 1 (6.25%) SQL
12 1 (6.25%) SOAP
12 1 (6.25%) JMeter
12 1 (6.25%) Test Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Summit
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Concordion
5 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Test Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) User Stories
5 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Kanban
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) RUP
7 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) ISEB
4 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) HP