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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK / England
Rank 410 301 244
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -57
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 163 348 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.73% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.95% 8.20% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 244 292
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%

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
4129 4245 4271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.86% 8.89% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2777 2705 2544
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 £315 £297 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 132 152
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.67 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.11 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -93 55 £406 +8.33% 10
South East -26 41 £400 +6.66% 3
South West +11 24 £330 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +13 15 £311 -
East Midlands +1 7 £310 -
North West +14 4 £225 -25.00% 4
East of England -2 4 £400 +77.77% 3
Yorkshire -7 4 £450 +51.51% 2
North East -16 3 £260 -1.88% 1
Midlands - 1 £325 -
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 200 (54.50%) HP
2 112 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (29.97%) Finance
4 104 (28.34%) SQL
4 104 (28.34%) JIRA
5 99 (26.98%) Test Scripting
6 82 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 69 (18.80%) ISTQB
8 66 (17.98%) Functional Testing
9 64 (17.44%) Test Management
10 60 (16.35%) ISEB
11 58 (15.80%) Unix
12 55 (14.99%) Regression Testing
13 54 (14.71%) Defect Management
14 53 (14.44%) Test Strategy
15 52 (14.17%) Selenium
16 49 (13.35%) QA
16 49 (13.35%) Software Testing
17 47 (12.81%) Banking
18 41 (11.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 40 (10.90%) Oracle
20 39 (10.63%) HP UFT
21 37 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
22 36 (9.81%) System Integration Testing
23 35 (9.54%) Test Planning
24 34 (9.26%) Scrum
24 34 (9.26%) XML
24 34 (9.26%) Security Cleared
25 32 (8.72%) LoadRunner
26 31 (8.45%) Microsoft

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 15 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.45%) Confluence
3 6 (1.63%) IIS
4 3 (0.82%) CMS
4 3 (0.82%) SAS
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.54%) Drupal
5 2 (0.54%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 26 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.54%) MS Office
3 12 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.91%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.82%) HFM
3 3 (0.82%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.82%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.54%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.27%) Maximo
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP AFS
5 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.27%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) GitHub
2 2 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.81%) 4G
1 14 (3.81%) LTE
2 13 (3.54%) Firewall
2 13 (3.54%) Wireless
3 10 (2.72%) FTP
4 9 (2.45%) HTTP
5 7 (1.91%) HTTPS
5 7 (1.91%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.91%) SSL
5 7 (1.91%) WinSCP
6 6 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.36%) Network Security
8 4 (1.09%) Internet
9 3 (0.82%) BGP
9 3 (0.82%) HSRP
9 3 (0.82%) MPLS
9 3 (0.82%) OSPF
9 3 (0.82%) PPP
10 2 (0.54%) 2G
10 2 (0.54%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.72%) DB2
3 10 (2.72%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.91%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.82%) PowerCenter
6 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.82%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.54%) Big Data
7 2 (0.54%) DataStage
7 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.54%) QlikView
7 2 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 104 (28.34%) JIRA
2 52 (14.17%) Selenium
3 39 (10.63%) HP UFT
4 32 (8.72%) LoadRunner
5 18 (4.90%) SoapUI
6 17 (4.63%) WebDriver
7 15 (4.09%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.27%) Maven
10 11 (3.00%) ClearCase
10 11 (3.00%) Jenkins
11 10 (2.72%) Ant
12 9 (2.45%) JMeter
12 9 (2.45%) NUnit
13 7 (1.91%) JUnit
13 7 (1.91%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (1.91%) Selenium IDE
13 7 (1.91%) XMLSpy
13 7 (1.91%) Zephyr
14 6 (1.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 110 (29.97%) Finance
2 47 (12.81%) Banking
3 24 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.36%) Retail
5 13 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.36%) Billing
8 5 (1.36%) Front Office
8 5 (1.36%) Marketing
9 4 (1.09%) Automotive
9 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.82%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.54%) Back Office
11 2 (0.54%) Electronics
11 2 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Military
11 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 153 (41.69%) Analyst
2 132 (35.97%) Test Analyst
3 64 (17.44%) Tester
4 43 (11.72%) Test Manager
5 28 (7.63%) Test Leader
6 20 (5.45%) Developer
7 16 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (3.81%) Consultant
8 14 (3.81%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (3.81%) Test Engineer
9 12 (3.27%) Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (3.27%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.27%) SAP Manager
10 9 (2.45%) Automation Tester
10 9 (2.45%) Functional Analyst
10 9 (2.45%) Manual Tester
10 9 (2.45%) SAP Test Manager
11 8 (2.18%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 8 (2.18%) Functional Test Analyst
12 7 (1.91%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.26%) XML
2 30 (8.17%) SOAP
3 26 (7.08%) .NET
4 21 (5.72%) Web Services
5 16 (4.36%) HTML
6 8 (2.18%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.18%) REST
6 8 (2.18%) XSD
7 7 (1.91%) Apache Axis
7 7 (1.91%) WSDL
7 7 (1.91%) XML Messaging
7 7 (1.91%) XSL
7 7 (1.91%) XSLT
8 6 (1.63%) AppFabric
8 6 (1.63%) WCF
9 5 (1.36%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.09%) CGI
11 3 (0.82%) HTML5
11 3 (0.82%) Middleware
12 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (3.27%) Equities
5 10 (2.72%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.45%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.91%) DataPower
7 7 (1.91%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.91%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.63%) iPad
8 6 (1.63%) STB
9 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.09%) MPEG
11 3 (0.82%) Derivative
11 3 (0.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.82%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.82%) User Experience
11 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.54%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.80%) Unix
2 23 (6.27%) Windows
3 22 (5.99%) Linux
4 5 (1.36%) Solaris
4 5 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.09%) AIX
5 4 (1.09%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (26.98%) Test Scripting
3 82 (22.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 66 (17.98%) Functional Testing
5 64 (17.44%) Test Management
6 55 (14.99%) Regression Testing
7 54 (14.71%) Defect Management
8 53 (14.44%) Test Strategy
9 49 (13.35%) Software Testing
10 37 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (9.81%) System Integration Testing
12 35 (9.54%) Test Planning
13 34 (9.26%) Scrum
14 31 (8.45%) Automated Testing
14 31 (8.45%) Waterfall
15 30 (8.17%) Integration Testing
15 30 (8.17%) Non-Functional Testing
15 30 (8.17%) Test Automation
16 28 (7.63%) SDLC
17 25 (6.81%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (28.34%) SQL
2 23 (6.27%) Java
3 14 (3.81%) Python
4 12 (3.27%) VBScript
5 11 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.72%) Ruby
6 10 (2.72%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.45%) C#
8 8 (2.18%) Perl
8 8 (2.18%) VBA
9 7 (1.91%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.36%) JCL
10 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.82%) PHP
13 2 (0.54%) C
13 2 (0.54%) COBOL
13 2 (0.54%) RPG
13 2 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (18.80%) ISTQB
2 60 (16.35%) ISEB
3 41 (11.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (9.26%) Security Cleared
5 23 (6.27%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.63%) Degree
7 11 (3.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (2.45%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.09%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (1.09%) CISM
10 4 (1.09%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.54%) PhD
11 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.27%) MCITP
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.35%) QA
2 7 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.54%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.54%) SEPA
3 2 (0.54%) WCAG
4 1 (0.27%) Basel III
4 1 (0.27%) IFRS
4 1 (0.27%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO20022
System Software
1 8 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.63%) Snort
3 4 (1.09%) XenApp
3 4 (1.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) Cisco IPCC
1 6 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.63%) Puppet
2 3 (0.82%) Control-M
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.27%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 200 (54.50%) HP
2 40 (10.90%) Oracle
3 31 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 31 (8.45%) SAP
4 20 (5.45%) IBM
5 12 (3.27%) Atlassian
6 11 (3.00%) Guidewire
7 8 (2.18%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (2.18%) Informatica
8 6 (1.63%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.63%) Sourcefire
9 5 (1.36%) CA
9 5 (1.36%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.36%) Teradata
10 4 (1.09%) Charles River
11 3 (0.82%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.82%) Murex
11 3 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.82%) Remedy
11 3 (0.82%) Reuters
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