The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 82 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 14 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.89% 0.89% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.86% 13.33% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £349 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £249 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £428
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 £46.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.34% +130.00%
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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 East Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
101 105 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.40% 6.64% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 27
Average daily rate £400 £269 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £75 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £20.38 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the East Midlands region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Derbyshire +6 9 £400 -5.88%
Nottinghamshire +8 5 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
HP Quality Center
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 17 (51.52%) HP
2 14 (42.42%) Test Management
3 13 (39.39%) QA
4 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) SAP
6 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 8 (24.24%) Selenium
8 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
8 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
8 7 (21.21%) UNIX
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
8 7 (21.21%) Scrum
9 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 6 (18.18%) IBM
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) MS Office
10 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Retail
10 5 (15.15%) Release Management
10 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.15%) Open Source
10 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
10 5 (15.15%) BDD
10 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
4 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (24.24%) Selenium
3 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
4 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (3.03%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Test Management
2 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.15%) Release Management
7 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.15%) BDD
7 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) VB
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) MBA
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) HP
2 9 (27.27%) SAP
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Intel
6 1 (3.03%) T-Plan