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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 123 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 1.21% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.85% 13.85% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 13
Average daily rate
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£260 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £272 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £454 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
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
234 260 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.48% 8.75% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 122 84
Average daily rate £325 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 26
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Essex -1 4 £235 -36.48% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £275 -
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 22 (64.71%) HP
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
7 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
7 8 (23.53%) QA
7 8 (23.53%) SAP
8 7 (20.59%) UNIX
8 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
8 7 (20.59%) JIRA
9 6 (17.65%) Finance
9 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Test Management
9 6 (17.65%) ISEB
10 5 (14.71%) Windows
10 5 (14.71%) CRM
10 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
10 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
11 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
11 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
11 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.76%) Selenium
11 4 (11.76%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) Documentum
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP SD
1 3 (8.82%) SAP PP
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) VLAN
1 2 (5.88%) ATM
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) IPsec
2 1 (2.94%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (20.59%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium
5 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.82%) Xcode
5 3 (8.82%) Calabash
5 3 (8.82%) Grunt
5 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (8.82%) Bower
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (5.88%) Subversion
6 2 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.88%) AccuRev
6 2 (5.88%) Ant
6 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
2 18 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Tester
3 5 (14.71%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) Java SE
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) UNIX
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Management
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.82%) Stress Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
10 2 (5.88%) Coaching
10 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.88%) Web Development
10 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.82%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nmap
1 1 (2.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) HP
2 8 (23.53%) SAP
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Splunk
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.94%) FrontRange