The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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)
UK / England
Rank 399 296 239
Rank change year-on-year
-103 -57
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 168 337 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.72% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.91% 8.29% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 240 289
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.75 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +18.18%
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4292 4067 4174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.35% 8.74% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2847 2546 2524
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 137 138
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.17% +8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £54.76 £39.50
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in England

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in England

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in England

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in 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 England 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
London -88 57 £425 +13.33% 4
South East -21 46 £363 -4.60% 5
South West +15 23 £338 +8.00% 3
West Midlands -2 13 £311 -19.15% 3
East Midlands +10 11 £350 +11.11%
North West +2 6 £320 -8.57%
Yorkshire -14 4 £450 +53.19% 2
East of England -2 2 £413 +88.57% 2
North East -17 2 £260 -44.08% 1
Midlands +1 1 £325 -35.00%
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 220 (52.38%) HP
2 132 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (30.00%) JIRA
3 126 (30.00%) Finance
4 121 (28.81%) SQL
5 110 (26.19%) Test Scripting
6 100 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 85 (20.24%) ISTQB
8 79 (18.81%) Unix
9 76 (18.10%) Defect Management
10 73 (17.38%) Functional Testing
10 73 (17.38%) ISEB
11 71 (16.90%) Test Management
12 66 (15.71%) Banking
13 65 (15.48%) Selenium
14 63 (15.00%) Test Strategy
15 62 (14.76%) QA
16 56 (13.33%) Regression Testing
17 53 (12.62%) HP UFT
17 53 (12.62%) Oracle
18 52 (12.38%) Software Testing
19 50 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 46 (10.95%) Non-Functional Testing
21 45 (10.71%) Windows
22 44 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
23 41 (9.76%) SOAP
23 41 (9.76%) Security Cleared
23 41 (9.76%) Test Automation
23 41 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
24 39 (9.29%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in 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 18 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.62%) Confluence
3 7 (1.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.43%) IIS
4 6 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.71%) SAS
7 2 (0.48%) CICS
7 2 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Drupal
7 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) JBoss
8 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 32 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.43%) MS Office
3 15 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.33%) MS Project
5 9 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (2.14%) Sonata
2 7 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.95%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.48%) HFM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.19%) GitHub
2 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.71%) Office 365
3 2 (0.48%) CloudBees
3 2 (0.48%) IaaS
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.48%) PaaS
3 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.81%) FTP
2 14 (3.33%) 4G
2 14 (3.33%) HTTP
2 14 (3.33%) LTE
3 13 (3.10%) Firewall
3 13 (3.10%) Wireless
4 8 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.67%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.67%) SSL
5 7 (1.67%) WinSCP
6 6 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.19%) Network Security
8 4 (0.95%) BGP
8 4 (0.95%) HSRP
8 4 (0.95%) Internet
8 4 (0.95%) MPLS
8 4 (0.95%) OSPF
8 4 (0.95%) PPP
9 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.38%) DB2
4 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.95%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.71%) Big Data
7 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.48%) QlikView
8 2 (0.48%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 126 (30.00%) JIRA
2 65 (15.48%) Selenium
3 53 (12.62%) HP UFT
4 38 (9.05%) LoadRunner
5 26 (6.19%) SoapUI
6 25 (5.95%) Cucumber
7 19 (4.52%) JMeter
7 19 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (4.52%) WebDriver
8 17 (4.05%) Jenkins
9 15 (3.57%) JUnit
10 14 (3.33%) Maven
10 14 (3.33%) Zephyr
11 13 (3.10%) NUnit
12 12 (2.86%) ClearCase
12 12 (2.86%) SpecFlow
13 11 (2.62%) Ant
14 10 (2.38%) Git (software)
14 10 (2.38%) Sahi
14 10 (2.38%) WATIR
General
1 126 (30.00%) Finance
2 66 (15.71%) Banking
3 26 (6.19%) Retail
3 26 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.14%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.43%) Front Office
8 5 (1.19%) Automotive
8 5 (1.19%) Billing
8 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.19%) Marketing
8 5 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.95%) Games
10 3 (0.71%) Back Office
10 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 181 (43.10%) Analyst
2 156 (37.14%) Test Analyst
3 66 (15.71%) Tester
4 49 (11.67%) Test Manager
5 38 (9.05%) Test Leader
6 22 (5.24%) Developer
7 19 (4.52%) Test Engineer
8 18 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.81%) Consultant
9 16 (3.81%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (3.33%) UAT Analyst
10 14 (3.33%) UAT Test Analyst
11 13 (3.10%) Business Analyst
12 12 (2.86%) SAP Manager
13 11 (2.62%) Automation Test Analyst
13 11 (2.62%) Financial Analyst
13 11 (2.62%) Service Analyst
14 10 (2.38%) Automation Tester
14 10 (2.38%) Manual Tester
14 10 (2.38%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.76%) SOAP
2 35 (8.33%) XML
3 34 (8.10%) .NET
4 24 (5.71%) Web Services
5 18 (4.29%) HTML
6 8 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.90%) REST
6 8 (1.90%) XSD
6 8 (1.90%) XSL
6 8 (1.90%) XSLT
7 7 (1.67%) Apache Axis
7 7 (1.67%) WSDL
8 6 (1.43%) AppFabric
8 6 (1.43%) WCF
8 6 (1.43%) XML Messaging
9 5 (1.19%) CGI
9 5 (1.19%) Gherkin
9 5 (1.19%) Middleware
9 5 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.52%) Equities
3 17 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.86%) Fixed Income
4 12 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (2.62%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.90%) Smart Meter
7 7 (1.67%) DataPower
7 7 (1.67%) iPad
8 6 (1.43%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.19%) MPEG
9 5 (1.19%) STB
9 5 (1.19%) User Experience
10 4 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.71%) Derivative
11 3 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.48%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.81%) Unix
2 45 (10.71%) Windows
3 32 (7.62%) Linux
4 10 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.43%) Android
5 6 (1.43%) Solaris
6 5 (1.19%) AIX
6 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (26.19%) Test Scripting
3 100 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 76 (18.10%) Defect Management
5 73 (17.38%) Functional Testing
6 71 (16.90%) Test Management
7 63 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 56 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 52 (12.38%) Software Testing
10 46 (10.95%) Non-Functional Testing
11 44 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 41 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
12 41 (9.76%) Test Automation
13 39 (9.29%) Test Planning
14 36 (8.57%) Automated Testing
14 36 (8.57%) Waterfall
15 35 (8.33%) Scrum
16 32 (7.62%) Integration Testing
16 32 (7.62%) SDLC
17 29 (6.90%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (28.81%) SQL
2 36 (8.57%) Java
3 19 (4.52%) Ruby
4 18 (4.29%) Python
4 18 (4.29%) Shell Script
5 13 (3.10%) VBScript
6 12 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.86%) Perl
7 10 (2.38%) C#
8 9 (2.14%) VBA
9 8 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.67%) C
11 6 (1.43%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.43%) PHP
12 5 (1.19%) C++
12 5 (1.19%) JCL
12 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.71%) COBOL
14 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (20.24%) ISTQB
2 73 (17.38%) ISEB
3 50 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 41 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 27 (6.43%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.76%) Degree
7 15 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.95%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (0.95%) CISM
10 4 (0.95%) CREST Certified
10 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.48%) PhD
11 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCITP
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (14.76%) QA
2 7 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.71%) WCAG
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
5 1 (0.24%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) SEPA
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.43%) Snort
3 4 (0.95%) XenApp
3 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.48%) RACF
4 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.90%) Cisco IPCC
1 8 (1.90%) Puppet
2 6 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.48%) Control-M
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.24%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 220 (52.38%) HP
2 53 (12.62%) Oracle
3 35 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.86%) SAP
5 21 (5.00%) IBM
6 10 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.38%) Guidewire
7 8 (1.90%) VMware
8 7 (1.67%) Informatica
8 7 (1.67%) Thunderhead
9 6 (1.43%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.43%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.19%) CA
10 5 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.19%) Teradata
11 4 (0.95%) Charles River
11 4 (0.95%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.95%) Siebel
12 3 (0.71%) Murex
12 3 (0.71%) Remedy
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