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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / East Midlands
Rank 83 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.80% 2.83% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £315 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +65.28%

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
125 106 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.42% 7.05% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 41 46
Median daily rate £413 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £303 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £569 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 4
Median hourly rate £17.75 £15.75 £22.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £10.45 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 7 £358 -
Nottinghamshire +11 3 £310 -1.58%
Leicestershire - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) Billing
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
6 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (7.69%) JCL
6 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (7.69%) DB2

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Billing
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy Manager
4 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Data Management
3 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) JCL
4 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP