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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 111 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 1.35% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.18% 15.97% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £132.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.98% +268.05%
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
159 263 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.03% 8.43% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 130 79
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £209 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.40 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £35.20 £58.50
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 24 April 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
Cambridgeshire - 5 £275 - 1
Essex -2 4 £260 -29.72% 2
Bedfordshire +2 3 - -
Hertfordshire -4 1 £345 -18.82% 1
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (63.89%) HP
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (25.00%) SAP
6 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 7 (19.44%) JIRA
8 7 (19.44%) QA
8 7 (19.44%) UNIX
8 7 (19.44%) Test Management
9 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 6 (16.67%) ISEB
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Windows
10 5 (13.89%) CRM
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle
10 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
11 4 (11.11%) Solaris
11 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.11%) Xcode

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.33%) SAP SD
1 3 (8.33%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.78%) BASE24
2 1 (2.78%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) ATM
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
1 2 (5.56%) IPsec
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (19.44%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.11%) Xcode
4 4 (11.11%) Calabash
4 4 (11.11%) Grunt
4 4 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (11.11%) Bower
5 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.33%) Selenium
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.56%) JMeter
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.56%) AccuRev
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 19 (52.78%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Programme Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) SOAP
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) Java SE
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.56%) AS400
2 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) UNIX
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Solaris
3 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Test Management
6 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Stress Testing
10 2 (5.56%) ETL
10 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.56%) Information Management
10 2 (5.56%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nmap
1 1 (2.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) HP
2 9 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) FrontRange
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) TIBCO