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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 379 276 238
Rank change year-on-year
-103 -38
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 260 427 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.81% 0.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.85% 9.62% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 288 315
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.47% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
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
5357 4440 4508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.82% 8.43% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3400 2773 2687
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.39% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 157 180
Median hourly rate £24.75 £19.03 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.05% -13.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £43.43 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -46 107 £413 +3.12% 2
South East -41 53 £355 -6.57% 5
South West +27 32 £325 +18.18% 2
North West -17 18 £350 +27.27% 1
East of England +8 17 £338 +17.39% 2
West Midlands -47 10 £310 +3.33% 2
North East -21 7 £410 +24.95% 1
Yorkshire +9 6 £375 +2.73% 1
East Midlands -14 4 - -
Midlands - 4 £320 -
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 286 (52.48%) HP
2 177 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (32.48%) Test Scripting
3 148 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 144 (26.42%) Finance
5 142 (26.06%) SQL
5 142 (26.06%) Defect Management
6 137 (25.14%) JIRA
7 115 (21.10%) ISEB
8 105 (19.27%) Functional Testing
9 104 (19.08%) ISTQB
10 99 (18.17%) Unix
11 96 (17.61%) Banking
12 89 (16.33%) Oracle
12 89 (16.33%) Software Testing
12 89 (16.33%) Test Strategy
13 88 (16.15%) Test Management
14 87 (15.96%) Selenium
15 81 (14.86%) QA
16 74 (13.58%) Regression Testing
17 70 (12.84%) HP UFT
17 70 (12.84%) Test Automation
17 70 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 69 (12.66%) Security Cleared
19 68 (12.48%) Non-Functional Testing
20 64 (11.74%) Test Planning
21 63 (11.56%) Windows
22 62 (11.38%) Microsoft
22 62 (11.38%) Waterfall
23 61 (11.19%) 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 18 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.12%) Confluence
3 11 (2.02%) JBoss
4 10 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.10%) CMS
5 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.73%) IIS
6 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.37%) Apache
8 2 (0.37%) CICS
8 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.37%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.37%) SAS
8 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 51 (9.36%) MS Office
3 21 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (3.67%) MS Visio
5 16 (2.94%) MS Project
6 2 (0.37%) Mingle
6 2 (0.37%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.75%) Sonata
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.10%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.55%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.10%) GitHub
2 5 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.55%) SaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.37%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.37%) IaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Office 365
4 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.67%) FTP
2 18 (3.30%) Firewall
2 18 (3.30%) HTTP
3 13 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.65%) Internet
4 9 (1.65%) WinSCP
5 8 (1.47%) DVB
6 7 (1.28%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.28%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.28%) SAN
6 7 (1.28%) SSL
7 5 (0.92%) LAN
7 5 (0.92%) WAN
8 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.73%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.55%) 4G
9 3 (0.55%) DNS
9 3 (0.55%) NAS
9 3 (0.55%) VPN
10 2 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.57%) DB2
3 13 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.39%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.83%) VoltDB
5 8 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.10%) MS Access
7 5 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.73%) Big Data
8 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.73%) QlikView
8 4 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (0.55%) MySQL
9 3 (0.55%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.55%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.55%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 137 (25.14%) JIRA
2 87 (15.96%) Selenium
3 70 (12.84%) HP UFT
4 51 (9.36%) LoadRunner
5 33 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 31 (5.69%) Cucumber
7 28 (5.14%) JMeter
8 25 (4.59%) JUnit
9 24 (4.40%) Jenkins
9 24 (4.40%) WebDriver
10 21 (3.85%) Maven
11 19 (3.49%) TestDirector
12 16 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (2.57%) Subversion
14 13 (2.39%) ClearCase
14 13 (2.39%) JBehave
15 12 (2.20%) Selenium IDE
15 12 (2.20%) Zephyr
16 11 (2.02%) NUnit
16 11 (2.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 144 (26.42%) Finance
2 96 (17.61%) Banking
3 42 (7.71%) Retail
4 25 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.30%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.47%) Games
8 8 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.28%) Automotive
9 7 (1.28%) Back Office
10 6 (1.10%) Billing
10 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.10%) Front Office
11 4 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.55%) Electronics
12 3 (0.55%) Legal
12 3 (0.55%) Marketing
12 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 216 (39.63%) Analyst
2 180 (33.03%) Test Analyst
3 93 (17.06%) Tester
4 74 (13.58%) Test Manager
5 51 (9.36%) Test Leader
6 40 (7.34%) Test Engineer
7 28 (5.14%) Developer
8 24 (4.40%) Business Analyst
9 22 (4.04%) UAT Analyst
10 21 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
11 18 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (3.12%) Consultant
13 16 (2.94%) Defect Manager
14 14 (2.57%) Developer in Test
14 14 (2.57%) SAP Manager
14 14 (2.57%) SAP Test Manager
14 14 (2.57%) Senior Test Analyst
15 13 (2.39%) Software Analyst
15 13 (2.39%) Software Test Analyst
16 12 (2.20%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.36%) SOAP
2 46 (8.44%) XML
3 36 (6.61%) .NET
4 33 (6.06%) Web Services
5 24 (4.40%) HTML
6 17 (3.12%) JSON
7 10 (1.83%) Java EE
7 10 (1.83%) REST
8 8 (1.47%) XSL
8 8 (1.47%) XSLT
9 7 (1.28%) Apache Axis
9 7 (1.28%) Middleware
9 7 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.28%) WSDL
9 7 (1.28%) XSD
10 6 (1.10%) CGI
11 4 (0.73%) RESTful
11 4 (0.73%) XML Messaging
12 3 (0.55%) Flash
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.85%) Equities
3 19 (3.49%) STB
4 13 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.02%) Smart Meter
6 10 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.83%) iPad
6 10 (1.83%) User Experience
7 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.47%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.47%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.28%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.28%) DataPower
9 7 (1.28%) MPEG
10 6 (1.10%) Wiki
11 5 (0.92%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.92%) Mobile Games
11 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (18.17%) Unix
2 63 (11.56%) Windows
3 55 (10.09%) Linux
4 16 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.47%) Android
5 8 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.10%) AIX
6 6 (1.10%) Solaris
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
1 177 (32.48%) Test Scripting
2 148 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 142 (26.06%) Defect Management
4 105 (19.27%) Functional Testing
5 89 (16.33%) Software Testing
5 89 (16.33%) Test Strategy
6 88 (16.15%) Test Management
7 74 (13.58%) Regression Testing
8 70 (12.84%) Test Automation
9 68 (12.48%) Non-Functional Testing
10 64 (11.74%) Test Planning
11 62 (11.38%) Waterfall
12 60 (11.01%) System Integration Testing
13 55 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (8.07%) Integration Testing
15 42 (7.71%) SDLC
16 41 (7.52%) BDD
17 38 (6.97%) Automated Testing
17 38 (6.97%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 142 (26.06%) SQL
2 61 (11.19%) Java
3 29 (5.32%) Python
4 22 (4.04%) VBScript
5 18 (3.30%) Shell Script
6 17 (3.12%) C
6 17 (3.12%) VB
7 16 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.75%) Ruby
9 11 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.02%) C#
10 10 (1.83%) Perl
11 9 (1.65%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.28%) C++
13 7 (1.28%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.92%) PHP
14 5 (0.92%) VBA
15 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.55%) JCL
Qualifications
1 115 (21.10%) ISEB
2 104 (19.08%) ISTQB
3 70 (12.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 69 (12.66%) Security Cleared
5 33 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 30 (5.50%) DV Cleared
7 26 (4.77%) Degree
8 7 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.37%) MCP
12 2 (0.37%) OCP
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.37%) PhD
12 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (14.86%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) SLA
3 5 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.73%) GxP
5 3 (0.55%) Basel III
5 3 (0.55%) WCAG
6 2 (0.37%) COREP
6 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.37%) EMIR
6 2 (0.37%) FATCA
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.18%) MiFID
7 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.37%) RACF
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.47%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (0.73%) Puppet
3 3 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.37%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.37%) DameWare
4 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 286 (52.48%) HP
2 89 (16.33%) Oracle
3 62 (11.38%) Microsoft
4 49 (8.99%) SAP
5 26 (4.77%) IBM
6 20 (3.67%) VMware
7 10 (1.83%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.83%) Informatica
8 9 (1.65%) Siebel
9 7 (1.28%) Guidewire
9 7 (1.28%) Thunderhead
10 6 (1.10%) Veritas
11 4 (0.73%) Citrix
11 4 (0.73%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.73%) IronPort
11 4 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.55%) Cisco
12 3 (0.55%) hybris
12 3 (0.55%) Remedy
12 3 (0.55%) TSYS
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