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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 318 310 226
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -84
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 323 342 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.70% 0.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.38% 8.49% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 218 311
Median daily rate £361 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
- -75.00%
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
5063 4026 3802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.31% 8.19% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3265 2531 2245
Median daily rate £450 £415 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £562 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 169 141
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -4 152 £413 -8.33% 15
South East -33 86 £350 +9.37% 7
North West -27 23 £340 +6.25%
Yorkshire +16 17 £343 +14.16% 3
South West +6 11 £300 -4.76% 2
West Midlands 0 10 £365 +8.14% 4
East of England +6 9 £350 +34.61% 1
East Midlands +24 7 £313 -21.87% 1
North East -48 7 £330 -
Midlands - 1 £325 -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 344 (51.34%) HP
2 236 (35.22%) SQL
3 221 (32.99%) Finance
4 205 (30.60%) Test Scripting
5 178 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (26.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 155 (23.13%) Defect Management
7 149 (22.24%) ISEB
8 141 (21.04%) Oracle
9 140 (20.90%) ISTQB
10 135 (20.15%) Test Management
11 105 (15.67%) Microsoft
12 103 (15.37%) Banking
13 100 (14.93%) Security Cleared
13 100 (14.93%) Functional Testing
14 97 (14.48%) JIRA
15 94 (14.03%) QA
16 93 (13.88%) Test Strategy
17 87 (12.99%) System Integration Testing
18 83 (12.39%) XML
19 82 (12.24%) MS Office
20 81 (12.09%) Software Testing
21 80 (11.94%) SQL Server
22 79 (11.79%) Unix
23 78 (11.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 75 (11.19%) HP UFT
25 69 (10.30%) Non-Functional Testing
26 68 (10.15%) Selenium
27 66 (9.85%) Java
27 66 (9.85%) Test Automation

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 56 (8.36%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.54%) JBoss
3 11 (1.64%) IIS
4 9 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.04%) SAS
5 7 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.90%) Confluence
6 6 (0.90%) MQSeries
6 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 4 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.30%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) CICS
10 1 (0.15%) MTS
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 82 (12.24%) MS Office
2 62 (9.25%) MS Excel
3 26 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.34%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.15%) Mingle
7 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 28 (4.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.60%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.45%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.30%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.30%) Magento
5 2 (0.30%) Primavera
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) BASE24
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.60%) GitHub
1 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.30%) IaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Office 365
3 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.09%) Firewall
1 14 (2.09%) SAN
2 13 (1.94%) FTP
2 13 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.64%) HTTP
4 8 (1.19%) DVB
4 8 (1.19%) NAS
4 8 (1.19%) VPN
4 8 (1.19%) WinSCP
5 6 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.75%) LAN
6 5 (0.75%) WAN
7 4 (0.60%) Value-Added Service
8 3 (0.45%) 802.15
8 3 (0.45%) ATM
8 3 (0.45%) DNS
8 3 (0.45%) DWDM
8 3 (0.45%) IPv6
8 3 (0.45%) SDH
8 3 (0.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.73%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.49%) VoltDB
7 8 (1.19%) MySQL
8 7 (1.04%) DB2
8 7 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.90%) Big Data
9 6 (0.90%) MS Access
9 6 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.75%) QlikView
10 5 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (0.60%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 97 (14.48%) JIRA
2 75 (11.19%) HP UFT
3 68 (10.15%) Selenium
4 50 (7.46%) LoadRunner
4 50 (7.46%) SoapUI
5 48 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (5.07%) Toad
7 28 (4.18%) Cucumber
8 26 (3.88%) JMeter
9 20 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 20 (2.99%) TestDirector
9 20 (2.99%) Visual Studio
10 18 (2.69%) JUnit
10 18 (2.69%) WebDriver
11 14 (2.09%) Maven
11 14 (2.09%) Subversion
12 12 (1.79%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.79%) JBehave
13 10 (1.49%) NUnit
14 9 (1.34%) Bugzilla
General
1 221 (32.99%) Finance
2 103 (15.37%) Banking
3 38 (5.67%) Retail
4 34 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.84%) Retail Banking
7 17 (2.54%) Billing
8 10 (1.49%) Front Office
8 10 (1.49%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.90%) Games
10 5 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.60%) Back Office
11 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.45%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.45%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 282 (42.09%) Analyst
2 256 (38.21%) Test Analyst
3 98 (14.63%) Tester
4 97 (14.48%) Test Manager
5 51 (7.61%) Test Leader
6 34 (5.07%) Test Engineer
7 31 (4.63%) Consultant
8 27 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (3.73%) Developer
10 22 (3.28%) Banking Analyst
11 21 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
12 19 (2.84%) Software Analyst
12 19 (2.84%) Software Test Analyst
13 18 (2.69%) Manual Tester
14 16 (2.39%) SQL Analyst
15 15 (2.24%) Business Analyst
16 14 (2.09%) Coordinator
16 14 (2.09%) Junior
16 14 (2.09%) SAP Manager
16 14 (2.09%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.39%) XML
2 61 (9.10%) SOAP
3 50 (7.46%) Web Services
4 43 (6.42%) .NET
5 24 (3.58%) XML Messaging
6 23 (3.43%) JSON
7 20 (2.99%) HTML
8 13 (1.94%) REST
9 12 (1.79%) Middleware
10 10 (1.49%) Java EE
10 10 (1.49%) XSL
10 10 (1.49%) XSLT
11 7 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.04%) WSDL
12 6 (0.90%) CSS
12 6 (0.90%) EDI
12 6 (0.90%) JMS
12 6 (0.90%) XSD
13 5 (0.75%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.84%) Smart Meter
3 17 (2.54%) Fixed Income
4 16 (2.39%) STB
5 15 (2.24%) Derivative
5 15 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.79%) User Experience
8 11 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.49%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.49%) Equities
10 9 (1.34%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.19%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.19%) IBM XIV
11 8 (1.19%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.90%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.90%) Wiki
13 5 (0.75%) IPTV
13 5 (0.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 79 (11.79%) Unix
2 65 (9.70%) Windows
3 62 (9.25%) Linux
4 9 (1.34%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.45%) Solaris
8 2 (0.30%) Android
8 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (30.60%) Test Scripting
2 178 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (26.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 155 (23.13%) Defect Management
4 135 (20.15%) Test Management
5 100 (14.93%) Functional Testing
6 93 (13.88%) Test Strategy
7 87 (12.99%) System Integration Testing
8 81 (12.09%) Software Testing
9 69 (10.30%) Non-Functional Testing
10 66 (9.85%) Test Automation
11 61 (9.10%) Integration Testing
11 61 (9.10%) Waterfall
12 59 (8.81%) Regression Testing
13 57 (8.51%) SDLC
13 57 (8.51%) Test Planning
14 54 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 49 (7.31%) Automation Testing
16 48 (7.16%) Validation
17 47 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 236 (35.22%) SQL
2 66 (9.85%) Java
3 37 (5.52%) PL/SQL
4 36 (5.37%) VB
5 25 (3.73%) VBScript
6 24 (3.58%) C#
7 19 (2.84%) Python
8 15 (2.24%) C
9 12 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.34%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.19%) C++
12 8 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.90%) ABAP
13 6 (0.90%) Ruby
14 5 (0.75%) VBA
15 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.60%) COBOL
16 3 (0.45%) Perl
17 2 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 149 (22.24%) ISEB
2 140 (20.90%) ISTQB
3 100 (14.93%) Security Cleared
4 78 (11.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 58 (8.66%) SC Cleared
6 22 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.24%) Degree
8 11 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.30%) MCP
13 2 (0.30%) OCP
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.30%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.15%) CCNA
14 1 (0.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (14.03%) QA
2 10 (1.49%) SLA
3 6 (0.90%) HL7
3 6 (0.90%) SEPA
4 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.60%) EMIR
4 4 (0.60%) FATCA
5 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.30%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.15%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) MiFID
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.60%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) KVM
5 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.15%) Docker
5 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (0.60%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.30%) DameWare
3 2 (0.30%) nmon
3 2 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.15%) Cacti
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.15%) Control-M
4 1 (0.15%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.15%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 344 (51.34%) HP
2 141 (21.04%) Oracle
3 105 (15.67%) Microsoft
4 56 (8.36%) IBM
5 55 (8.21%) SAP
6 30 (4.48%) Cognos
7 23 (3.43%) VMware
8 10 (1.49%) Siebel
8 10 (1.49%) Veritas
9 9 (1.34%) Remedy
10 8 (1.19%) EMC
10 8 (1.19%) NetApp
11 5 (0.75%) ATG
11 5 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.75%) Citrix
11 5 (0.75%) Informatica
11 5 (0.75%) Murex
11 5 (0.75%) Sybase
11 5 (0.75%) Teradata
12 4 (0.60%) IronPort
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