The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 East Midlands 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 91 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 1.09% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.48% 18.42% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate £288 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £345 £323
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 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +27.14%
Systems Management Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
61 76 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.86% 5.91% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 42
Average daily rate £238 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.48% -3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
England

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
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 24 April 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
Nottinghamshire +2 4 - - 3
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (52.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) SAP
3 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (28.57%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) System Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Retail
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) JIRA
8 2 (9.52%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Sahi
3 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Web Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) UAT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Tester
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) System Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) Use Case
8 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Logistics
9 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
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