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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 234 223 207
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 507 482 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.96% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.45% 11.81% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 284 340
Average daily rate
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£355 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £215 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
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
4429 4080 3690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.33% 8.11% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2419 2163
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 143 156
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.07 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £32.17 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 +9 190 £414 +4.74% 24
South East 0 161 £375 +25.00% 12
North West -8 53 £300 -6.97% 13
West Midlands +17 26 £300 - 6
South West -14 25 £285 -5.00% 4
East of England -16 14 £400 +12.67% 4
North East -24 14 £325 -9.72% 1
East Midlands -13 12 £355 +20.33% 2
Yorkshire -40 12 £400 +45.45% 3
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 451 (53.12%) HP
2 289 (34.04%) SQL
3 272 (32.04%) Test Scripting
4 209 (24.62%) Finance
5 200 (23.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 194 (22.85%) Test Management
6 194 (22.85%) ISTQB
7 191 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 185 (21.79%) Security Cleared
9 175 (20.61%) ISEB
10 154 (18.14%) Banking
11 150 (17.67%) XML
12 139 (16.37%) SC Cleared
13 138 (16.25%) JIRA
14 131 (15.43%) QA
15 114 (13.43%) Software Testing
16 103 (12.13%) UNIX
17 102 (12.01%) Integration Testing
18 100 (11.78%) Oracle
19 98 (11.54%) Microsoft
20 95 (11.19%) Java
21 94 (11.07%) Waterfall
22 93 (10.95%) Telecoms
23 87 (10.25%) Migration
23 87 (10.25%) System Integration Testing
24 86 (10.13%) Test Automation
25 84 (9.89%) HP UFT
26 80 (9.42%) Test Strategy
27 77 (9.07%) SoapUI
27 77 (9.07%) Performance Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 32 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.65%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.30%) Apache
5 10 (1.18%) JBoss
5 10 (1.18%) CMS
6 7 (0.82%) Confluence
6 7 (0.82%) Node.js
7 6 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.59%) Jetty
8 5 (0.59%) nginx
9 4 (0.47%) LiveLink
9 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.47%) IIS
10 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.35%) SAS
10 3 (0.35%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.24%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 77 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 57 (6.71%) MS Office
3 25 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.18%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) SAP HR
2 8 (0.94%) SAP FI
3 7 (0.82%) SAP CO
3 7 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.71%) Summit
4 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.59%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.59%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.47%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.47%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.35%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.24%) Exstream
8 2 (0.24%) HFM
8 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.30%) SaaS
2 9 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.94%) Office 365
4 5 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.24%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.94%) GSM
1 25 (2.94%) Wireshark
2 22 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.00%) UMTS
4 16 (1.88%) GPRS
5 14 (1.65%) LTE
5 14 (1.65%) VoLTE
6 13 (1.53%) Diameter Protocol
6 13 (1.53%) 4G
6 13 (1.53%) 3G
7 11 (1.30%) Firewall
8 10 (1.18%) 2G
9 9 (1.06%) Wireless
9 9 (1.06%) HSDPA
9 9 (1.06%) RNC
9 9 (1.06%) LDAP
10 7 (0.82%) SAN
10 7 (0.82%) SS7
10 7 (0.82%) SIGTRAN
11 6 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 32 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 24 (2.83%) MySQL
4 16 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.94%) DB2
7 7 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.82%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.47%) PowerCenter
9 4 (0.47%) MS Access
9 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.24%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 138 (16.25%) JIRA
2 84 (9.89%) HP UFT
3 77 (9.07%) SoapUI
4 72 (8.48%) Selenium
5 60 (7.07%) LoadRunner
6 39 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (3.77%) Subversion
8 31 (3.65%) Cucumber
9 26 (3.06%) JMeter
10 23 (2.71%) WebDriver
11 17 (2.00%) JUnit
12 16 (1.88%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.77%) Git (software)
13 15 (1.77%) Jenkins
14 14 (1.65%) Bugzilla
15 13 (1.53%) TestDirector
15 13 (1.53%) Maven
16 10 (1.18%) Ant
16 10 (1.18%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.06%) TestNG
General
1 209 (24.62%) Finance
2 154 (18.14%) Banking
3 93 (10.95%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 39 (4.59%) Retail
6 17 (2.00%) Legal
7 16 (1.88%) Billing
8 14 (1.65%) Front Office
9 11 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.94%) Back Office
13 7 (0.82%) Automotive
13 7 (0.82%) Marketing
14 4 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (0.47%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.47%) Advertising
15 3 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 352 (41.46%) Analyst
2 307 (36.16%) Test Analyst
3 170 (20.02%) Test Manager
4 123 (14.49%) Tester
5 57 (6.71%) Test Leader
6 43 (5.06%) Test Engineer
7 32 (3.77%) Developer
8 29 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
9 27 (3.18%) Business Analyst
9 27 (3.18%) Senior Test Analyst
10 19 (2.24%) Architect
10 19 (2.24%) QA Analyst
11 18 (2.12%) SAP Manager
11 18 (2.12%) SAP Test Manager
12 16 (1.88%) Defect Manager
13 15 (1.77%) Junior
14 14 (1.65%) Consultant
14 14 (1.65%) Technical Tester
15 13 (1.53%) Automation Tester
15 13 (1.53%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (17.67%) XML
2 77 (9.07%) SOAP
3 64 (7.54%) XML Messaging
4 38 (4.48%) Web Services
5 34 (4.00%) HTML
6 29 (3.42%) .NET
7 11 (1.30%) JSP
8 9 (1.06%) FpML
8 9 (1.06%) JSON
9 8 (0.94%) WCF
9 8 (0.94%) jQuery
9 8 (0.94%) Java EE
9 8 (0.94%) CSS
9 8 (0.94%) J2EE
10 7 (0.82%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.71%) XSD
11 6 (0.71%) Middleware
11 6 (0.71%) REST
12 5 (0.59%) Gherkin
12 5 (0.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (2.24%) Fixed Income
4 16 (1.88%) Equities
4 16 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.41%) SWIFT
6 12 (1.41%) Derivative
7 11 (1.30%) STB
7 11 (1.30%) EFT
8 9 (1.06%) MPEG
8 9 (1.06%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.94%) Reference Data
9 8 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.94%) IVR
9 8 (0.94%) Credit Risk
9 8 (0.94%) Market Risk
10 7 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 103 (12.13%) UNIX
2 34 (4.00%) Windows
3 28 (3.30%) Linux
4 13 (1.53%) Solaris
5 8 (0.94%) AIX
6 6 (0.71%) Android
6 6 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.59%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.59%) CentOS
7 5 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) SUSE
8 2 (0.24%) HPUX
8 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (32.04%) Test Scripting
2 200 (23.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 194 (22.85%) Test Management
4 191 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (13.43%) Software Testing
6 102 (12.01%) Integration Testing
7 94 (11.07%) Waterfall
8 87 (10.25%) Migration
8 87 (10.25%) System Integration Testing
9 86 (10.13%) Test Automation
10 80 (9.42%) Test Strategy
11 77 (9.07%) Performance Testing
12 76 (8.95%) Test Planning
13 75 (8.83%) Regression Testing
14 72 (8.48%) Use Case
15 69 (8.13%) Validation
16 59 (6.95%) System Testing
17 57 (6.71%) Scrum
18 55 (6.48%) Automated Testing
19 50 (5.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 289 (34.04%) SQL
2 95 (11.19%) Java
3 41 (4.83%) PL/SQL
4 40 (4.71%) Perl
5 31 (3.65%) Shell Script
6 29 (3.42%) Python
7 26 (3.06%) C#
8 22 (2.59%) JavaScript
9 19 (2.24%) C++
10 17 (2.00%) PHP
11 14 (1.65%) VBScript
12 13 (1.53%) VBA
13 12 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.30%) C
15 10 (1.18%) Ruby
16 9 (1.06%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.06%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.82%) VB
18 5 (0.59%) Bash Shell
19 4 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 194 (22.85%) ISTQB
2 185 (21.79%) Security Cleared
3 175 (20.61%) ISEB
4 139 (16.37%) SC Cleared
5 64 (7.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 32 (3.77%) Degree
7 20 (2.36%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.94%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.47%) CISSP
12 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.35%) OSCP
13 3 (0.35%) CEH
14 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.24%) ACCA
14 2 (0.24%) CISM
14 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (15.43%) QA
2 11 (1.30%) EMIR
3 8 (0.94%) MiFID
3 8 (0.94%) GxP
4 7 (0.82%) COREP
4 7 (0.82%) FINREP
5 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (0.59%) GAMP
5 5 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.24%) SLA
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) CDISC
System Software
1 14 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.59%) vCloud
2 5 (0.59%) Docker
3 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Snort
5 1 (0.12%) Squid
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (0.82%) Nessus
2 5 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (0.59%) Puppet
2 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.59%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.35%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.24%) Nmap
5 2 (0.24%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.24%) Iperf
5 2 (0.24%) SCCM
5 2 (0.24%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.12%) Control-M
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 451 (53.12%) HP
2 100 (11.78%) Oracle
3 98 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 73 (8.60%) SAP
5 20 (2.36%) PeopleSoft
5 20 (2.36%) IBM
6 18 (2.12%) VMware
6 18 (2.12%) Splunk
7 15 (1.77%) Murex
8 11 (1.30%) Citrix
9 10 (1.18%) Remedy
10 7 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.82%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.71%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.71%) OpenText
11 6 (0.71%) Ab Initio
11 6 (0.71%) Genesys
11 6 (0.71%) Siebel
11 6 (0.71%) Talend
11 6 (0.71%) Verint
Manchester, Lancashire
Twist IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £251 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
Hammersmith
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £230 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Yorkshire
TRG
Rate: 375-425 Per Day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £725 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago