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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / East of England
Rank 116 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.42% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.42% 5.29% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 13
Median daily rate £400 £225 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%

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
165 189 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.83% 8.02% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 91 109
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -18.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 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
Suffolk -1 2 £475 +35.71%
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £275 - 1
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 of England region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 15 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) V-Model
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Informatica
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
6 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (6.67%) MS Project
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint

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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) PowerCenter
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.67%) DataStage
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) ETL Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Test Planning
2 7 (46.67%) V-Model
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle