The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 117 132 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.48% 1.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.20% 4.46% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 20
Median daily rate £369 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £298 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.05%
HP Quality Center
England

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 of England region.

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
250 336 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.06% 10.71% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 195 156
Median daily rate £400 £410 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 16
Median hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.41% +133.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £22.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.25 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +30 3 £375 +30.43%
Hertfordshire +5 3 £388 +14.81% 1
Suffolk 0 2 £350 -12.50%
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) SAP
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
1 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards