The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank - 26 40
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.33% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category - 60.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £283 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
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
South West

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

Systems Management Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
13 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.12% 5.56% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 16
Average daily rate £384 £160 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.84% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £144 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £258 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 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
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Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - -
HP Quality Center
South West

HP Quality Center
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP