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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 407 331 242
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -89
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 200 320 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.64% 0.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.99% 7.54% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 221 327
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- -15.32%
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
5010 4244 4694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.93% 8.43% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3233 2645 2916
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 154 164
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -20.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £40.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.31%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -34 82 £400 +6.66% 10
South East -20 54 £300 -25.00% 2
South West +19 23 £340 +13.33% 3
East of England -1 8 £325 +21.60% 1
East Midlands +5 7 £350 -3.44% 1
North West -34 7 £320 -8.57% 2
West Midlands -24 6 £290 -3.33% 2
Yorkshire +11 5 £375 +26.26% 1
Midlands +6 3 £325 -35.00%
North East -28 2 - -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 251 (51.65%) HP
2 150 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (29.84%) JIRA
4 142 (29.22%) Test Scripting
5 135 (27.78%) Finance
6 125 (25.72%) SQL
7 122 (25.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 109 (22.43%) Defect Management
9 97 (19.96%) ISTQB
10 92 (18.93%) ISEB
11 89 (18.31%) Functional Testing
12 84 (17.28%) Test Management
13 82 (16.87%) Unix
14 77 (15.84%) Test Strategy
15 73 (15.02%) Selenium
15 73 (15.02%) Banking
16 71 (14.61%) Regression Testing
17 69 (14.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 66 (13.58%) QA
19 65 (13.37%) Software Testing
20 58 (11.93%) HP UFT
21 55 (11.32%) Test Planning
22 54 (11.11%) Oracle
23 53 (10.91%) Test Automation
23 53 (10.91%) Non-Functional Testing
24 52 (10.70%) System Integration Testing
25 51 (10.49%) Security Cleared
26 49 (10.08%) Java
27 47 (9.67%) Windows
28 46 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management

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 19 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.67%) Confluence
3 7 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.03%) IIS
5 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.82%) CMS
7 3 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.62%) SAS
8 2 (0.41%) CICS
8 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.41%) Drupal
8 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 35 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.38%) MS Office
3 17 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.50%) MS Project
4 12 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) Mingle
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (3.09%) Sonata
2 6 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.82%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.41%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.82%) GitHub
2 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.41%) CloudBees
3 2 (0.41%) IaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) Office 365
3 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.41%) PaaS
3 2 (0.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.09%) FTP
1 15 (3.09%) LTE
2 14 (2.88%) 4G
2 14 (2.88%) HTTP
3 13 (2.67%) Wireless
4 12 (2.47%) Firewall
5 8 (1.65%) Internet
5 8 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.44%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.44%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.44%) SSL
6 7 (1.44%) WinSCP
7 5 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.82%) Network Security
8 4 (0.82%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.62%) BGP
9 3 (0.62%) HSRP
9 3 (0.62%) MPLS
9 3 (0.62%) OSPF
9 3 (0.62%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.65%) DB2
4 7 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.82%) Big Data
7 4 (0.82%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.41%) QlikView
8 2 (0.41%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 145 (29.84%) JIRA
2 73 (15.02%) Selenium
3 58 (11.93%) HP UFT
4 44 (9.05%) LoadRunner
5 28 (5.76%) SoapUI
6 27 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 26 (5.35%) WebDriver
8 21 (4.32%) JMeter
9 17 (3.50%) Jenkins
9 17 (3.50%) JUnit
9 17 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (3.29%) Zephyr
11 15 (3.09%) NUnit
12 14 (2.88%) Maven
12 14 (2.88%) SpecFlow
13 12 (2.47%) ClearCase
13 12 (2.47%) Sahi
13 12 (2.47%) Selenium IDE
13 12 (2.47%) WATIR
14 11 (2.26%) Ant
General
1 135 (27.78%) Finance
2 73 (15.02%) Banking
3 35 (7.20%) Retail
4 30 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.26%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.65%) Games
9 7 (1.44%) Front Office
10 6 (1.23%) Automotive
10 6 (1.23%) Back Office
11 5 (1.03%) Billing
11 5 (1.03%) Marketing
12 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Electronics
15 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 214 (44.03%) Analyst
2 181 (37.24%) Test Analyst
3 79 (16.26%) Tester
4 58 (11.93%) Test Manager
5 43 (8.85%) Test Leader
6 27 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 22 (4.53%) Business Analyst
7 22 (4.53%) Developer
8 21 (4.32%) UAT Analyst
9 20 (4.12%) UAT Test Analyst
10 17 (3.50%) Defect Manager
10 17 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (3.09%) Senior Test Analyst
12 13 (2.67%) Consultant
12 13 (2.67%) Manual Tester
13 11 (2.26%) Automation Test Analyst
13 11 (2.26%) Financial Analyst
13 11 (2.26%) Junior
13 11 (2.26%) Service Analyst
14 10 (2.06%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.44%) SOAP
2 38 (7.82%) .NET
3 31 (6.38%) XML
4 27 (5.56%) Web Services
5 21 (4.32%) HTML
6 8 (1.65%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.65%) REST
6 8 (1.65%) XSL
6 8 (1.65%) XSLT
7 7 (1.44%) Apache Axis
7 7 (1.44%) WSDL
7 7 (1.44%) XSD
8 5 (1.03%) AppFabric
8 5 (1.03%) CGI
8 5 (1.03%) Gherkin
8 5 (1.03%) JSON
8 5 (1.03%) Middleware
8 5 (1.03%) WCF
8 5 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.94%) Equities
3 17 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.26%) Fixed Income
4 11 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (2.26%) iPad
5 10 (2.06%) Smart Meter
5 10 (2.06%) STB
6 9 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.44%) DataPower
7 7 (1.44%) MPEG
8 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.03%) EPoS
9 5 (1.03%) User Experience
10 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.82%) Mobile Games
10 4 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.87%) Unix
2 47 (9.67%) Windows
3 37 (7.61%) Linux
4 10 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.44%) Android
6 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.23%) Solaris
7 5 (1.03%) AIX
8 4 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (29.22%) Test Scripting
3 122 (25.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 109 (22.43%) Defect Management
5 89 (18.31%) Functional Testing
6 84 (17.28%) Test Management
7 77 (15.84%) Test Strategy
8 71 (14.61%) Regression Testing
9 65 (13.37%) Software Testing
10 55 (11.32%) Test Planning
11 53 (10.91%) Non-Functional Testing
11 53 (10.91%) Test Automation
12 52 (10.70%) System Integration Testing
13 46 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (9.05%) Waterfall
15 39 (8.02%) SDLC
16 37 (7.61%) Integration Testing
16 37 (7.61%) Scrum
17 35 (7.20%) Automated Testing
18 33 (6.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 125 (25.72%) SQL
2 49 (10.08%) Java
3 27 (5.56%) Python
4 21 (4.32%) Ruby
5 18 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 16 (3.29%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.67%) VBScript
8 12 (2.47%) Perl
9 10 (2.06%) VBA
10 9 (1.85%) C#
11 8 (1.65%) C
11 8 (1.65%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.23%) PHP
12 6 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.03%) C++
14 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.62%) JCL
15 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (19.96%) ISTQB
2 92 (18.93%) ISEB
3 69 (14.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 51 (10.49%) Security Cleared
5 27 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 24 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 20 (4.12%) Degree
8 10 (2.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.62%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (0.62%) CISM
11 3 (0.62%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.41%) PhD
12 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.21%) MCITP
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (13.58%) QA
2 6 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.62%) Basel III
3 3 (0.62%) WCAG
4 2 (0.41%) COREP
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.41%) SEPA
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) GxP
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.03%) Snort
3 4 (0.82%) XenApp
3 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.41%) RACF
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) Docker
5 1 (0.21%) Firmware
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.65%) Cisco IPCC
1 8 (1.65%) Puppet
2 6 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) CA Endevor
3 2 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 251 (51.65%) HP
2 54 (11.11%) Oracle
3 44 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 34 (7.00%) SAP
5 17 (3.50%) IBM
6 11 (2.26%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.85%) Guidewire
8 8 (1.65%) VMware
9 7 (1.44%) Thunderhead
10 6 (1.23%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.03%) Informatica
11 5 (1.03%) Siebel
11 5 (1.03%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.03%) Teradata
12 4 (0.82%) Charles River
13 3 (0.62%) Remedy
13 3 (0.62%) Sybase
14 2 (0.41%) Capita
14 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (0.41%) Workday
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