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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 355 279 223
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -56
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 286 399 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.80% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.17% 9.29% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 260 293
Median daily rate £350 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £24.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £74.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.45%
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
5535 4296 3960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.17% 8.58% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 2685 2313
Median daily rate £450 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 145 120
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.27 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £39.70 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +9.09%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -28 128 £409 -3.82% 13
South East -65 69 £350 -1.40% 7
Yorkshire +13 22 £345 -6.75% 3
North West -30 22 £330 +10.00% 6
South West +6 15 £300 +2.56% 4
West Midlands -16 12 £400 +0.62% 2
North East -53 9 £325 +23.80%
East of England +5 4 £350 -6.66% 3
East Midlands -7 3 £338 -4.92% 3
Midlands - 1 £325 -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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.

1 345 (52.59%) HP
2 207 (31.55%) Finance
2 207 (31.55%) SQL
3 205 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 182 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (26.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 164 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 136 (20.73%) ISEB
8 129 (19.66%) ISTQB
9 127 (19.36%) Oracle
9 127 (19.36%) Test Management
10 106 (16.16%) Functional Testing
11 105 (16.01%) Banking
12 100 (15.24%) JIRA
13 97 (14.79%) Security Cleared
14 94 (14.33%) Test Strategy
15 91 (13.87%) Microsoft
16 89 (13.57%) QA
17 83 (12.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 82 (12.50%) Software Testing
19 79 (12.04%) Unix
19 79 (12.04%) System Integration Testing
20 76 (11.59%) Non-Functional Testing
21 72 (10.98%) MS Office
22 71 (10.82%) XML
23 68 (10.37%) Selenium
24 66 (10.06%) SQL Server
24 66 (10.06%) Waterfall
25 65 (9.91%) Integration Testing
25 65 (9.91%) Java

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 42 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.59%) JBoss
3 11 (1.68%) IIS
4 10 (1.52%) Confluence
5 8 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.07%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.91%) MQSeries
7 6 (0.91%) SAS
7 6 (0.91%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 4 (0.61%) CMS
8 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.46%) Apache
9 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.30%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 72 (10.98%) MS Office
2 58 (8.84%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (3.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.91%) SAP CRM
2 6 (0.91%) Sonata
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.46%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.46%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.46%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.30%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.30%) Magento
5 2 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.30%) Primavera
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.61%) GitHub
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) Office 365
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.44%) Firewall
2 14 (2.13%) SAN
3 11 (1.68%) FTP
3 11 (1.68%) HTTP
3 11 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.52%) DVB
5 8 (1.22%) NAS
5 8 (1.22%) VPN
5 8 (1.22%) WinSCP
6 6 (0.91%) DNS
6 6 (0.91%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.76%) LAN
7 5 (0.76%) WAN
7 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.76%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.61%) 802.15
8 4 (0.61%) ATM
8 4 (0.61%) Internet
8 4 (0.61%) IPv6
8 4 (0.61%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.35%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.52%) VoltDB
6 9 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.22%) DB2
7 8 (1.22%) MySQL
8 7 (1.07%) MS Access
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.76%) QlikView
9 5 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.61%) Big Data
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 100 (15.24%) JIRA
2 68 (10.37%) Selenium
3 65 (9.91%) HP UFT
4 54 (8.23%) LoadRunner
5 42 (6.40%) SoapUI
6 37 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (3.66%) Cucumber
7 24 (3.66%) JMeter
7 24 (3.66%) TestDirector
7 24 (3.66%) Toad
8 18 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 17 (2.59%) JUnit
9 17 (2.59%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.44%) Subversion
11 14 (2.13%) Maven
12 13 (1.98%) Visual Studio
13 12 (1.83%) Eclipse
14 11 (1.68%) JBehave
15 10 (1.52%) Bugzilla
16 8 (1.22%) ClearCase
General
1 207 (31.55%) Finance
2 105 (16.01%) Banking
3 37 (5.64%) Retail
4 34 (5.18%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.42%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.74%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.44%) Billing
8 11 (1.68%) Spanish Language
9 8 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
9 8 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.91%) Front Office
12 5 (0.76%) Back Office
12 5 (0.76%) Games
13 4 (0.61%) Automotive
13 4 (0.61%) German Language
14 3 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.46%) Legal
15 2 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 255 (38.87%) Analyst
2 227 (34.60%) Test Analyst
3 104 (15.85%) Tester
4 101 (15.40%) Test Manager
5 46 (7.01%) Test Leader
6 36 (5.49%) Test Engineer
7 30 (4.57%) Consultant
8 26 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (3.66%) Developer
10 20 (3.05%) Manual Tester
10 20 (3.05%) Senior Test Analyst
11 18 (2.74%) Banking Analyst
12 17 (2.59%) Business Analyst
12 17 (2.59%) Software Analyst
12 17 (2.59%) Software Test Analyst
13 16 (2.44%) SAP Manager
13 16 (2.44%) UAT Analyst
14 14 (2.13%) SAP Test Manager
14 14 (2.13%) Test Consultant
14 14 (2.13%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.82%) XML
2 56 (8.54%) SOAP
3 47 (7.16%) Web Services
4 39 (5.95%) .NET
5 21 (3.20%) JSON
6 20 (3.05%) XML Messaging
7 19 (2.90%) HTML
8 11 (1.68%) Middleware
8 11 (1.68%) REST
9 10 (1.52%) Java EE
10 9 (1.37%) XSL
10 9 (1.37%) XSLT
11 7 (1.07%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.07%) WSDL
12 6 (0.91%) EDI
12 6 (0.91%) JMS
12 6 (0.91%) XSD
13 5 (0.76%) RESTful
13 5 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
14 4 (0.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.05%) Smart Meter
2 20 (3.05%) STB
3 15 (2.29%) Equities
4 13 (1.98%) Fixed Income
5 12 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.83%) User Experience
6 11 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.68%) Derivative
6 11 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.37%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.22%) IBM XIV
8 8 (1.22%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.22%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.91%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.91%) MPEG
10 6 (0.91%) Video on Demand
10 6 (0.91%) Wiki
11 5 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 79 (12.04%) Unix
2 60 (9.15%) Linux
2 60 (9.15%) Windows
3 10 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.46%) Android
7 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 182 (27.74%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (26.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 164 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 127 (19.36%) Test Management
6 106 (16.16%) Functional Testing
7 94 (14.33%) Test Strategy
8 82 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 79 (12.04%) System Integration Testing
10 76 (11.59%) Non-Functional Testing
11 66 (10.06%) Waterfall
12 65 (9.91%) Integration Testing
13 63 (9.60%) Test Automation
14 62 (9.45%) Regression Testing
15 59 (8.99%) Test Planning
16 58 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 53 (8.08%) SDLC
18 48 (7.32%) Automation Testing
19 46 (7.01%) Performance Testing
19 46 (7.01%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 207 (31.55%) SQL
2 65 (9.91%) Java
3 31 (4.73%) PL/SQL
4 30 (4.57%) VB
5 24 (3.66%) Python
6 21 (3.20%) VBScript
7 16 (2.44%) C
7 16 (2.44%) C#
8 11 (1.68%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.07%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.91%) C++
13 5 (0.76%) ABAP
13 5 (0.76%) Ruby
14 4 (0.61%) COBOL
15 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.46%) Perl
15 3 (0.46%) VBA
16 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 136 (20.73%) ISEB
2 129 (19.66%) ISTQB
3 97 (14.79%) Security Cleared
4 83 (12.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 56 (8.54%) SC Cleared
6 24 (3.66%) DV Cleared
7 18 (2.74%) Degree
8 6 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.30%) MCP
12 2 (0.30%) OCP
12 2 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.30%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.15%) CCNA
13 1 (0.15%) CCNP
13 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (13.57%) QA
2 10 (1.52%) SLA
3 7 (1.07%) SEPA
4 6 (0.91%) HL7
5 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.61%) FATCA
6 4 (0.61%) GxP
6 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.46%) EMIR
8 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.15%) Basel III
9 1 (0.15%) COREP
9 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.15%) FINREP
9 1 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.61%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.15%) Docker
4 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.91%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.30%) DameWare
4 2 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.15%) Cacti
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.15%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 345 (52.59%) HP
2 127 (19.36%) Oracle
3 91 (13.87%) Microsoft
4 50 (7.62%) SAP
5 49 (7.47%) IBM
6 23 (3.51%) VMware
7 22 (3.35%) Cognos
8 11 (1.68%) Veritas
9 10 (1.52%) Siebel
10 9 (1.37%) Remedy
11 8 (1.22%) EMC
11 8 (1.22%) NetApp
12 7 (1.07%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.91%) Informatica
14 5 (0.76%) ATG
14 5 (0.76%) Teradata
15 4 (0.61%) Citrix
15 4 (0.61%) IronPort
15 4 (0.61%) Murex
15 4 (0.61%) Sun
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