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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 232 230 167
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -63
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 483 413 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.87% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.39% 12.13% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 246 341
Average daily rate
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£350 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £546 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +98.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
HP Quality Center
UK

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
4239 3405 2950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.40% 7.21% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2693 2105 1584
Average daily rate £425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 135 205
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.44 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.32 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +23 220 £420 -6.66% 19
South East +4 131 £300 -7.69% 18
South West +3 43 £338 -3.57% 8
East of England -16 25 £250 -15.96% 3
North West +4 22 £265 -15.20%
Yorkshire -20 20 £350 +11.11% 4
East Midlands 0 10 £270 -3.57%
West Midlands -28 6 £260 -22.96% 4
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 462 (48.07%) HP
2 296 (30.80%) SQL
3 278 (28.93%) Finance
4 264 (27.47%) Test Scripting
5 259 (26.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 236 (24.56%) ISEB
7 219 (22.79%) ISTQB
8 203 (21.12%) Software Testing
9 192 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
10 182 (18.94%) QA
11 177 (18.42%) Oracle
12 168 (17.48%) Security Cleared
13 164 (17.07%) Banking
14 157 (16.34%) JIRA
15 143 (14.88%) QuickTest Pro
15 143 (14.88%) Test Management
16 135 (14.05%) Test Strategy
17 123 (12.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 113 (11.76%) SC Cleared
19 106 (11.03%) Microsoft
20 94 (9.78%) Windows
21 91 (9.47%) Integration Testing
22 88 (9.16%) SAP
22 88 (9.16%) Migration
23 87 (9.05%) MS Excel
23 87 (9.05%) Regression Testing
24 84 (8.74%) .NET
25 82 (8.53%) Performance Testing
26 80 (8.32%) Test Automation
27 79 (8.22%) UNIX

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 33 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.08%) CMS
3 13 (1.35%) OpenStack
4 11 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (0.83%) IIS
5 8 (0.83%) Apache
6 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.52%) WebLogic Integration
8 5 (0.52%) Lync
8 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.42%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.42%) Confluence
10 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.21%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 87 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 60 (6.24%) MS Office
3 33 (3.43%) MS Project
4 32 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Windchill
7 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 48 (4.99%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.77%) Summit
3 13 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.94%) SAP APO
6 8 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.62%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.62%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.62%) ZaiNet
7 6 (0.62%) Endur
8 4 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.31%) Agresso
9 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.31%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.31%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.31%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.52%) SaaS
2 4 (0.42%) IaaS
3 3 (0.31%) GitHub
3 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.02%) TCP/IP
2 26 (2.71%) Wireshark
3 19 (1.98%) SAN
4 15 (1.56%) FTP
5 13 (1.35%) HTTPS
6 12 (1.25%) SSL
7 10 (1.04%) HTTP
8 8 (0.83%) GSM
8 8 (0.83%) LAN
9 7 (0.73%) UMTS
9 7 (0.73%) DNS
9 7 (0.73%) Internet
9 7 (0.73%) 3G
10 6 (0.62%) PuTTY
10 6 (0.62%) IPsec
10 6 (0.62%) IP Telephony
10 6 (0.62%) 3GPP
11 5 (0.52%) WAN
11 5 (0.52%) VPN
11 5 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 30 (3.12%) Oracle Database
4 30 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (1.14%) PowerCenter
6 10 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.04%) Siebel EIM
6 10 (1.04%) SAP BW
7 8 (0.83%) DataStage
8 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.73%) QlikView
9 5 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.52%) MS Access
9 5 (0.52%) DB2
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.31%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 157 (16.34%) JIRA
2 143 (14.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 79 (8.22%) LoadRunner
4 66 (6.87%) Selenium
5 39 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (2.91%) TestDirector
7 26 (2.71%) Subversion
8 23 (2.39%) SoapUI
9 21 (2.19%) Rational DOORS
10 19 (1.98%) JUnit
11 16 (1.66%) Bugzilla
12 14 (1.46%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.25%) ClearCase
14 11 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (1.14%) StarTeam
14 11 (1.14%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.04%) DbUnit
15 10 (1.04%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.04%) Toad
16 9 (0.94%) ClearQuest
General
1 278 (28.93%) Finance
2 164 (17.07%) Banking
3 67 (6.97%) Investment Banking
4 47 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 45 (4.68%) Retail
6 18 (1.87%) Back Office
7 17 (1.77%) Billing
8 15 (1.56%) Front Office
9 13 (1.35%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.94%) Electronics
11 9 (0.94%) Automotive
12 8 (0.83%) Marketing
13 6 (0.62%) Legal
13 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.42%) Games
15 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 384 (39.96%) Analyst
2 338 (35.17%) Test Analyst
3 168 (17.48%) Tester
4 138 (14.36%) Test Manager
5 72 (7.49%) Test Leader
6 47 (4.89%) Test Engineer
7 34 (3.54%) Developer
7 34 (3.54%) Consultant
8 28 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
9 27 (2.81%) Business Analyst
9 27 (2.81%) Automation Tester
10 26 (2.71%) QA Analyst
11 22 (2.29%) Senior Test Analyst
12 20 (2.08%) QA Tester
13 19 (1.98%) Manual Tester
14 18 (1.87%) Systems Tester
15 17 (1.77%) Test Consultant
16 16 (1.66%) Defect Manager
16 16 (1.66%) QA Test Analyst
17 15 (1.56%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (8.74%) .NET
2 66 (6.87%) XML
3 49 (5.10%) HTML
4 40 (4.16%) Web Services
5 37 (3.85%) JSP
6 35 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 15 (1.56%) JSON
8 13 (1.35%) SOAP
8 13 (1.35%) jQuery
9 12 (1.25%) Middleware
10 9 (0.94%) CSS
11 8 (0.83%) REST
12 7 (0.73%) FpML
13 6 (0.62%) FIXML
14 5 (0.52%) Spring
14 5 (0.52%) Gherkin
15 4 (0.42%) Hibernate
15 4 (0.42%) XML Messaging
16 3 (0.31%) .NET Framework
16 3 (0.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 24 (2.50%) Derivative
4 21 (2.19%) Fixed Income
5 19 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.35%) STB
8 12 (1.25%) MPEG
9 11 (1.14%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.04%) Wiki
10 10 (1.04%) IVR
11 8 (0.83%) User Experience
11 8 (0.83%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.83%) Market Risk
11 8 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.83%) DTV
12 7 (0.73%) PKI
13 6 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 94 (9.78%) Windows
2 79 (8.22%) UNIX
3 46 (4.79%) Linux
4 25 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (2.39%) Windows XP
6 21 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 17 (1.77%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.46%) Windows 2000
10 13 (1.35%) Android
11 10 (1.04%) AIX
12 9 (0.94%) Solaris
12 9 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.52%) HPUX
13 5 (0.52%) SUSE
14 3 (0.31%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (27.47%) Test Scripting
2 259 (26.95%) User Acceptance Testing
3 203 (21.12%) Software Testing
4 192 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (14.88%) Test Management
6 135 (14.05%) Test Strategy
7 91 (9.47%) Integration Testing
8 88 (9.16%) Migration
9 87 (9.05%) Regression Testing
10 82 (8.53%) Performance Testing
11 80 (8.32%) Test Automation
12 78 (8.12%) Manual Testing
13 72 (7.49%) Project Management
14 71 (7.39%) Automated Testing
15 67 (6.97%) System Testing
16 66 (6.87%) ETL
17 59 (6.14%) Functional Testing
18 57 (5.93%) Waterfall
19 55 (5.72%) Test Planning
20 52 (5.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 296 (30.80%) SQL
2 65 (6.76%) Java
3 54 (5.62%) JavaScript
4 39 (4.06%) C#
5 34 (3.54%) VBA
6 31 (3.23%) VB
7 25 (2.60%) Python
8 20 (2.08%) VBScript
9 19 (1.98%) Shell Script
10 18 (1.87%) C
11 15 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 15 (1.56%) Ruby
12 14 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.83%) Perl
15 5 (0.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 5 (0.52%) C++
15 5 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.42%) ABAP
17 3 (0.31%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 236 (24.56%) ISEB
2 219 (22.79%) ISTQB
3 168 (17.48%) Security Cleared
4 123 (12.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 113 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 67 (6.97%) DV Cleared
7 33 (3.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 31 (3.23%) Degree
9 30 (3.12%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.94%) PMP
11 9 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.83%) Siebel Certification
13 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.42%) BC Cleared
16 4 (0.42%) CEH
16 4 (0.42%) MCITP
16 4 (0.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (18.94%) QA
2 7 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.52%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.52%) FATCA
4 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.21%) EMIR
5 2 (0.21%) UCITS
5 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) Basel II
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 18 (1.87%) Nmap
2 14 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.42%) KVM
5 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (1.87%) Nessus
2 10 (1.04%) Control-M
3 9 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (0.62%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.31%) WebInspect
5 3 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.31%) SCCM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.21%) Nagios
6 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.10%) Netcool
7 1 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 462 (48.07%) HP
2 177 (18.42%) Oracle
3 106 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 88 (9.16%) SAP
5 28 (2.91%) Murex
5 28 (2.91%) VMware
6 22 (2.29%) Citrix
7 20 (2.08%) IBM
8 18 (1.87%) Siebel
9 16 (1.66%) Cisco
10 14 (1.46%) Informatica
11 13 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (1.04%) Bloomberg
14 8 (0.83%) Business Objects
14 8 (0.83%) Sybase
15 7 (0.73%) Actimize
15 7 (0.73%) Trayport
16 6 (0.62%) Remedy
16 6 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
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