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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 246 218 199
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -19
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 464 498 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.90% 1.01% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.82% 12.62% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 298 316
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.76% +16.92%
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
4290 3946 3601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.30% 7.99% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2686 2320 2051
Average daily rate £405 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 124 165
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.69 £31.56 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
South East 0 171 £375 +25.00% 18
London -4 170 £425 +6.25% 14
North West -2 45 £334 +3.48% 7
South West 0 26 £285 +3.63% 6
East of England -23 17 £375 +2.04% 2
Yorkshire -40 10 £419 +92.52% 9
North East -32 9 £300 -16.95% 1
East Midlands -26 8 £350 +25.00% 2
West Midlands +2 6 £398 +32.50% 8
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 426 (52.59%) HP
2 261 (32.22%) Test Scripting
3 256 (31.60%) SQL
4 199 (24.57%) Finance
5 196 (24.20%) Test Management
6 188 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 179 (22.10%) Security Cleared
8 170 (20.99%) ISTQB
9 162 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 151 (18.64%) ISEB
11 146 (18.02%) Banking
12 129 (15.93%) SC Cleared
13 128 (15.80%) XML
14 123 (15.19%) Software Testing
15 121 (14.94%) QA
16 119 (14.69%) JIRA
17 109 (13.46%) Oracle
18 95 (11.73%) UNIX
19 90 (11.11%) Java
19 90 (11.11%) Integration Testing
20 89 (10.99%) Test Strategy
21 87 (10.74%) Microsoft
21 87 (10.74%) Telecoms
22 85 (10.49%) HP UFT
23 82 (10.12%) Migration
23 82 (10.12%) Test Automation
24 80 (9.88%) System Integration Testing
25 79 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
26 78 (9.63%) MS Excel
27 77 (9.51%) Validation

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.23%) CMS
5 9 (1.11%) Apache
6 7 (0.86%) JBoss
7 6 (0.74%) Confluence
8 5 (0.62%) Node.js
8 5 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.49%) IIS
10 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.37%) SAS
10 3 (0.37%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.37%) nginx
10 3 (0.37%) Jetty
11 2 (0.25%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.25%) LiveLink
Applications
1 78 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.80%) MS Office
3 23 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) SAP HR
1 10 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.74%) Teamcenter
2 6 (0.74%) Summit
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.49%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.49%) LatentZero
4 4 (0.49%) Exstream
4 4 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.37%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.11%) SaaS
1 9 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (0.99%) Office 365
3 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.25%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.70%) GSM
2 27 (3.33%) Wireshark
3 26 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.22%) UMTS
4 18 (2.22%) 3G
5 17 (2.10%) GPRS
5 17 (2.10%) 4G
6 15 (1.85%) 2G
6 15 (1.85%) Diameter Protocol
7 14 (1.73%) VoLTE
7 14 (1.73%) LTE
8 12 (1.48%) SIGTRAN
8 12 (1.48%) SS7
9 11 (1.36%) Wireless
10 9 (1.11%) HSDPA
10 9 (1.11%) Firewall
10 9 (1.11%) RNC
10 9 (1.11%) LDAP
11 6 (0.74%) RTP
11 6 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 27 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.10%) MySQL
5 17 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.23%) SAP BW
7 8 (0.99%) DB2
7 8 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.74%) MS Access
10 5 (0.62%) QlikView
11 4 (0.49%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.49%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.37%) SAP BI
13 2 (0.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 119 (14.69%) JIRA
2 85 (10.49%) HP UFT
3 64 (7.90%) SoapUI
4 58 (7.16%) LoadRunner
4 58 (7.16%) Selenium
5 36 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (3.46%) Subversion
7 25 (3.09%) JMeter
8 23 (2.84%) Cucumber
9 20 (2.47%) WebDriver
10 16 (1.98%) TestDirector
11 15 (1.85%) JUnit
12 14 (1.73%) Bugzilla
13 13 (1.60%) Git (software)
14 12 (1.48%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.36%) Maven
15 11 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.36%) Jenkins
16 7 (0.86%) TestNG
16 7 (0.86%) Ant
General
1 199 (24.57%) Finance
2 146 (18.02%) Banking
3 87 (10.74%) Telecoms
4 43 (5.31%) Investment Banking
5 35 (4.32%) Retail
6 24 (2.96%) Billing
7 16 (1.98%) Legal
8 15 (1.85%) Front Office
9 13 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.11%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.99%) Back Office
13 6 (0.74%) Automotive
14 5 (0.62%) Marketing
15 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.49%) Advertising
16 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.37%) Games
16 3 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
17 2 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 332 (40.99%) Analyst
2 284 (35.06%) Test Analyst
3 154 (19.01%) Test Manager
4 116 (14.32%) Tester
5 63 (7.78%) Test Leader
6 45 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 31 (3.83%) Developer
8 29 (3.58%) Business Analyst
8 29 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
9 27 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
10 21 (2.59%) QA Analyst
11 19 (2.35%) Architect
12 17 (2.10%) SAP Manager
13 16 (1.98%) SAP Test Manager
13 16 (1.98%) Consultant
14 14 (1.73%) Junior
14 14 (1.73%) Software Tester
14 14 (1.73%) Performance Test Analyst
14 14 (1.73%) Performance Analyst
14 14 (1.73%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (15.80%) XML
2 66 (8.15%) SOAP
3 44 (5.43%) XML Messaging
4 37 (4.57%) .NET
5 29 (3.58%) HTML
6 28 (3.46%) Web Services
7 12 (1.48%) JSON
8 10 (1.23%) CSS
8 10 (1.23%) JSP
9 8 (0.99%) WCF
10 7 (0.86%) J2EE
10 7 (0.86%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.86%) REST
11 6 (0.74%) Java EE
11 6 (0.74%) XSD
11 6 (0.74%) jQuery
12 5 (0.62%) Middleware
12 5 (0.62%) XBRL
12 5 (0.62%) XSL
12 5 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.35%) Fixed Income
4 15 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (1.60%) Equities
6 12 (1.48%) Smart Meter
7 11 (1.36%) SWIFT
7 11 (1.36%) EFT
8 10 (1.23%) STB
8 10 (1.23%) Derivative
9 9 (1.11%) Reference Data
10 8 (0.99%) Market Risk
10 8 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.99%) MPEG
11 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.74%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 95 (11.73%) UNIX
2 43 (5.31%) Windows
3 31 (3.83%) Linux
4 12 (1.48%) Solaris
5 10 (1.23%) AIX
5 10 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.74%) Android
7 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.37%) CentOS
9 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.25%) HPUX
10 2 (0.25%) SUSE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (32.22%) Test Scripting
2 196 (24.20%) Test Management
3 188 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 162 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (15.19%) Software Testing
6 90 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 89 (10.99%) Test Strategy
8 82 (10.12%) Test Automation
8 82 (10.12%) Migration
9 80 (9.88%) System Integration Testing
10 77 (9.51%) Validation
10 77 (9.51%) Waterfall
10 77 (9.51%) Performance Testing
11 75 (9.26%) Regression Testing
12 74 (9.14%) Use Case
12 74 (9.14%) Test Planning
13 60 (7.41%) System Testing
14 56 (6.91%) Scrum
15 49 (6.05%) Functional Testing
15 49 (6.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 256 (31.60%) SQL
2 90 (11.11%) Java
3 37 (4.57%) Perl
3 37 (4.57%) PL/SQL
4 32 (3.95%) Shell Script
5 28 (3.46%) Python
6 24 (2.96%) C#
7 21 (2.59%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.22%) C++
9 17 (2.10%) VBA
10 15 (1.85%) PHP
11 14 (1.73%) VBScript
12 11 (1.36%) Ruby
13 10 (1.23%) C
14 9 (1.11%) VB
14 9 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.62%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.49%) ABAP
17 2 (0.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 179 (22.10%) Security Cleared
2 170 (20.99%) ISTQB
3 151 (18.64%) ISEB
4 129 (15.93%) SC Cleared
5 59 (7.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 34 (4.20%) Degree
7 23 (2.84%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.62%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.49%) CISSP
12 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.37%) MCSE
12 3 (0.37%) CEH
12 3 (0.37%) MCITP
12 3 (0.37%) OSCP
13 2 (0.25%) MCTS
13 2 (0.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (14.94%) QA
2 11 (1.36%) EMIR
3 8 (0.99%) GxP
4 7 (0.86%) COREP
4 7 (0.86%) FINREP
4 7 (0.86%) MiFID
5 5 (0.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (0.62%) GAMP
5 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) SLA
6 2 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) Basel III
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.37%) vCloud
2 3 (0.37%) Docker
3 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.25%) Snort
3 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.12%) Squid
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.12%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.99%) Nessus
2 4 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (0.49%) SCCM
3 3 (0.37%) Puppet
3 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.37%) HAProxy
3 3 (0.37%) Nmap
3 3 (0.37%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.25%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.12%) Netcool
5 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.12%) Iperf
5 1 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.12%) Control-M
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 426 (52.59%) HP
2 109 (13.46%) Oracle
3 87 (10.74%) Microsoft
4 74 (9.14%) SAP
5 21 (2.59%) PeopleSoft
6 17 (2.10%) Splunk
7 16 (1.98%) VMware
8 14 (1.73%) IBM
9 12 (1.48%) Citrix
10 11 (1.36%) Remedy
11 9 (1.11%) Murex
12 7 (0.86%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.74%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.74%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.74%) Capita
13 6 (0.74%) Ab Initio
14 5 (0.62%) Teradata
14 5 (0.62%) Tableau
14 5 (0.62%) Siemens
14 5 (0.62%) Adobe
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
@ITS
Rate: From £325 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
@ITS
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
TRG
Rate: 300-360 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South West, UK
Recruit121
Rate: £22,000 - £27,000 per year + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Redhill
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago