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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 267 220 187
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -33
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 403 479 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.98% 1.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.64% 12.57% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 285 341
Average daily rate
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£358 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £24.25 £30.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £94.00 £43.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £74.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.45% +127.69%
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
4181 3812 3426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.21% 7.82% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2602 2218 1969
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 121 161
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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 30 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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 -28 154 £425 +7.59% 28
South East -11 147 £355 +12.25% 12
North West -4 42 £300 -8.04% 4
East of England -17 16 £400 +6.66% 5
South West 0 15 £293 -7.14% 6
West Midlands -8 7 £398 +38.26% 3
Yorkshire -51 7 £370 +60.86% 5
East Midlands -19 6 £355 +25.11% 1
North East -20 6 £263 -25.00% 3
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 407 (50.12%) HP
2 264 (32.51%) Test Scripting
3 250 (30.79%) SQL
4 214 (26.35%) Finance
5 191 (23.52%) Test Management
6 189 (23.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 171 (21.06%) Security Cleared
8 170 (20.94%) ISTQB
9 161 (19.83%) ISEB
10 158 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
11 152 (18.72%) Banking
12 139 (17.12%) JIRA
13 129 (15.89%) QA
14 126 (15.52%) Software Testing
15 125 (15.39%) SC Cleared
16 124 (15.27%) XML
17 111 (13.67%) Oracle
18 97 (11.95%) Test Strategy
19 95 (11.70%) HP UFT
20 92 (11.33%) Microsoft
21 88 (10.84%) UNIX
22 86 (10.59%) Integration Testing
23 84 (10.34%) Java
23 84 (10.34%) Regression Testing
24 82 (10.10%) Migration
24 82 (10.10%) MS Excel
25 80 (9.85%) Telecoms
26 79 (9.73%) System Integration Testing
27 77 (9.48%) Test Automation
28 76 (9.36%) Performance Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.23%) CMS
4 8 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.62%) Apache
5 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.49%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.49%) IIS
6 4 (0.49%) JBoss
7 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.37%) Confluence
7 3 (0.37%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.25%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.25%) SAS
9 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.12%) Documentum
9 1 (0.12%) FileNet
Applications
1 82 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 48 (5.91%) MS Office
3 21 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.99%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.86%) Summit
4 5 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.62%) Teamcenter
5 4 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.49%) Exstream
5 4 (0.49%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.37%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.37%) SAP BCA
6 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.25%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.99%) Office 365
2 7 (0.86%) SaaS
3 6 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.25%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.94%) GSM
2 29 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.71%) Wireshark
4 21 (2.59%) 4G
4 21 (2.59%) 3G
5 18 (2.22%) 2G
6 17 (2.09%) SS7
7 16 (1.97%) SIGTRAN
8 14 (1.72%) UMTS
9 13 (1.60%) GPRS
10 12 (1.48%) SAN
10 12 (1.48%) Diameter Protocol
11 11 (1.35%) Wireless
12 10 (1.23%) LTE
12 10 (1.23%) VoLTE
12 10 (1.23%) LDAP
13 7 (0.86%) CDMA
13 7 (0.86%) HTTP
13 7 (0.86%) MVNO
14 6 (0.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.48%) SAP BW
6 11 (1.35%) MySQL
7 9 (1.11%) DB2
7 9 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.99%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.74%) MS Access
10 5 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.62%) QlikView
11 4 (0.49%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.49%) PowerCenter
11 4 (0.49%) DataStage
12 3 (0.37%) SAP BI
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.37%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 139 (17.12%) JIRA
2 95 (11.70%) HP UFT
3 63 (7.76%) LoadRunner
4 55 (6.77%) Selenium
5 51 (6.28%) SoapUI
6 31 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (3.08%) Subversion
8 24 (2.96%) JMeter
9 21 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 19 (2.34%) WebDriver
11 16 (1.97%) TestDirector
12 15 (1.85%) Bugzilla
13 14 (1.72%) JUnit
14 12 (1.48%) Jenkins
15 11 (1.35%) Git (software)
16 10 (1.23%) Maven
17 8 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 7 (0.86%) Eclipse
19 6 (0.74%) Fiddler
19 6 (0.74%) StarTeam
General
1 214 (26.35%) Finance
2 152 (18.72%) Banking
3 80 (9.85%) Telecoms
4 48 (5.91%) Investment Banking
5 32 (3.94%) Retail
6 25 (3.08%) Billing
7 12 (1.48%) Legal
7 12 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.11%) Front Office
10 8 (0.99%) Back Office
11 7 (0.86%) Automotive
12 6 (0.74%) Marketing
12 6 (0.74%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.49%) Games
13 4 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 333 (41.01%) Analyst
2 285 (35.10%) Test Analyst
3 162 (19.95%) Test Manager
4 112 (13.79%) Tester
5 63 (7.76%) Test Leader
6 47 (5.79%) Test Engineer
7 36 (4.43%) Developer
8 28 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 26 (3.20%) Senior Test Analyst
10 25 (3.08%) Business Analyst
11 21 (2.59%) QA Analyst
12 20 (2.46%) Consultant
13 16 (1.97%) Junior
14 14 (1.72%) Automation Analyst
14 14 (1.72%) SAP Manager
15 13 (1.60%) SAP Test Manager
15 13 (1.60%) Defect Manager
15 13 (1.60%) Performance Analyst
15 13 (1.60%) Performance Test Analyst
15 13 (1.60%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (15.27%) XML
2 58 (7.14%) SOAP
3 39 (4.80%) .NET
4 34 (4.19%) XML Messaging
5 27 (3.33%) Web Services
6 25 (3.08%) HTML
7 17 (2.09%) JSON
8 12 (1.48%) JSP
9 11 (1.35%) CSS
10 10 (1.23%) REST
11 8 (0.99%) WCF
11 8 (0.99%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.86%) J2EE
12 7 (0.86%) FpML
12 7 (0.86%) Middleware
13 6 (0.74%) XSD
13 6 (0.74%) AngularJS
14 5 (0.62%) XBRL
15 4 (0.49%) JSTL
15 4 (0.49%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.71%) Fixed Income
2 22 (2.71%) Computer Science
3 21 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.72%) Equities
6 13 (1.60%) Smart Meter
7 12 (1.48%) SWIFT
7 12 (1.48%) STB
7 12 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.35%) EFT
9 10 (1.23%) Derivative
9 10 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.23%) Reference Data
10 8 (0.99%) MPEG
11 7 (0.86%) Market Risk
12 6 (0.74%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.62%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.62%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 88 (10.84%) UNIX
2 45 (5.54%) Windows
3 38 (4.68%) Linux
4 11 (1.35%) AIX
5 10 (1.23%) Solaris
5 10 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.86%) Android
7 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.25%) HPUX
9 2 (0.25%) SUSE
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (32.51%) Test Scripting
2 191 (23.52%) Test Management
3 189 (23.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 158 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (15.52%) Software Testing
6 97 (11.95%) Test Strategy
7 86 (10.59%) Integration Testing
8 84 (10.34%) Regression Testing
9 82 (10.10%) Migration
10 79 (9.73%) System Integration Testing
11 77 (9.48%) Test Automation
12 76 (9.36%) Performance Testing
12 76 (9.36%) Validation
13 74 (9.11%) Waterfall
14 65 (8.00%) Use Case
15 64 (7.88%) Test Planning
16 57 (7.02%) SDLC
16 57 (7.02%) System Testing
17 54 (6.65%) Automated Testing
18 53 (6.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 250 (30.79%) SQL
2 84 (10.34%) Java
3 30 (3.69%) Perl
3 30 (3.69%) Shell Script
4 29 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 28 (3.45%) Python
6 27 (3.33%) C#
7 24 (2.96%) VBA
8 22 (2.71%) JavaScript
9 16 (1.97%) C++
9 16 (1.97%) VB
10 15 (1.85%) C
11 12 (1.48%) PHP
11 12 (1.48%) VBScript
11 12 (1.48%) Ruby
12 10 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.86%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 171 (21.06%) Security Cleared
2 170 (20.94%) ISTQB
3 161 (19.83%) ISEB
4 125 (15.39%) SC Cleared
5 66 (8.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 40 (4.93%) Degree
7 27 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 13 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.62%) MCITP
12 4 (0.49%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.37%) CISSP
13 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.37%) MCSE
13 3 (0.37%) CEH
13 3 (0.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (15.89%) QA
2 10 (1.23%) EMIR
3 8 (0.99%) GxP
4 7 (0.86%) COREP
4 7 (0.86%) FINREP
5 6 (0.74%) MiFID
6 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (0.62%) GAMP
7 3 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.12%) SLA
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 17 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.25%) Snort
4 1 (0.12%) Squid
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.12%) NFS
4 1 (0.12%) NDS
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 8 (0.99%) Nessus
2 5 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (0.49%) SCCM
4 3 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.37%) Nmap
4 3 (0.37%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.25%) Control-M
5 2 (0.25%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.25%) Netcool
5 2 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.12%) Iperf
6 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 407 (50.12%) HP
2 111 (13.67%) Oracle
3 92 (11.33%) Microsoft
4 70 (8.62%) SAP
5 22 (2.71%) PeopleSoft
6 17 (2.09%) Citrix
7 15 (1.85%) Business Objects
8 14 (1.72%) VMware
8 14 (1.72%) Splunk
9 13 (1.60%) Murex
10 11 (1.35%) IBM
11 7 (0.86%) Siebel
12 6 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.74%) Remedy
12 6 (0.74%) Ab Initio
13 5 (0.62%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.62%) Adobe
14 4 (0.49%) Cisco
14 4 (0.49%) Sybase
14 4 (0.49%) Siemens
Blackpool, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £245 - £295 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
@ITS
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £297.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £250 - £270 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 12 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
TRG
Rate: 130-200 Per Day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago