The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 18 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 21 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 7.24% 3.03% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 46.67% 35.29% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
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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 Devon region.

Systems Management Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
45 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 15.52% 8.59% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 8
Average daily rate £325 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.86 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.53% -14.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 20 (95.24%) Software Testing
2 20 (95.24%) ISTQB
2 20 (95.24%) HP
2 20 (95.24%) ISEB
3 18 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (85.71%) Automated Testing
4 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (76.19%) User Stories
5 15 (71.43%) Selenium
6 10 (47.62%) Java
7 9 (42.86%) OO
8 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
9 5 (23.81%) ISO 14001
9 5 (23.81%) Summit
10 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
11 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Scrum
11 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
12 2 (9.52%) C
13 1 (4.76%) Web Services
13 1 (4.76%) Project Management
13 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
13 1 (4.76%) Cucumber

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (23.81%) Summit
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) JIRA
2 18 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (71.43%) Selenium
4 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Tester
2 13 (61.90%) Automation Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Testing Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Software Testing
2 18 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) User Stories
4 9 (42.86%) OO
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (95.24%) ISTQB
2 20 (95.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 9001
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) HP