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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 300 223 189
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -34
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 335 469 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.97% 1.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.79% 12.57% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 307 310
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £30.00 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £94.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £74.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-62.83% +98.65%
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
3810 3731 3137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.86% 7.75% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2412 2208 1790
Average daily rate £414 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 138 165
Average hourly rate £20.19 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -16 144 £450 +12.50% 34
South East -13 109 £320 -1.53% 17
North West +4 42 £320 -3.03% 4
East of England -24 11 £260 -29.72% 2
Yorkshire -58 8 £300 +11.11% 1
South West -4 5 £315 -3.07% 11
West Midlands -28 5 £400 +30.61% 9
North East -11 4 - - 2
East Midlands -11 1 £400 +77.77%
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 362 (47.82%) HP
2 241 (31.84%) SQL
3 233 (30.78%) Test Scripting
4 214 (28.27%) Finance
5 177 (23.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 158 (20.87%) ISEB
7 157 (20.74%) ISTQB
8 148 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
9 143 (18.89%) Test Management
10 142 (18.76%) Security Cleared
11 130 (17.17%) JIRA
12 127 (16.78%) Banking
12 127 (16.78%) QA
13 126 (16.64%) Software Testing
14 108 (14.27%) Oracle
14 108 (14.27%) Microsoft
15 98 (12.95%) XML
15 98 (12.95%) SC Cleared
16 95 (12.55%) Test Strategy
17 86 (11.36%) QuickTest Pro
18 83 (10.96%) MS Excel
19 77 (10.17%) UNIX
19 77 (10.17%) Migration
20 74 (9.78%) Integration Testing
21 73 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 72 (9.51%) Regression Testing
23 70 (9.25%) Java
24 67 (8.85%) SAP
25 65 (8.59%) Test Automation
26 62 (8.19%) Performance Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (1.85%) CMS
4 5 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.66%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.40%) Apache
6 3 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.26%) Confluence
7 2 (0.26%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.26%) IIS
7 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.26%) JBoss
7 2 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.13%) FileNet
Applications
1 83 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.55%) MS Office
3 12 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Windchill
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.66%) Exstream
3 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.66%) Teamcenter
3 5 (0.66%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.40%) ZaiNet
5 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.40%) Summit
5 3 (0.40%) Endur
5 3 (0.40%) SAP BCA
5 3 (0.40%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.26%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.92%) Office 365
2 3 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.26%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.96%) GSM
2 24 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.04%) 3G
4 22 (2.91%) 4G
5 19 (2.51%) SS7
6 18 (2.38%) SAN
6 18 (2.38%) 2G
6 18 (2.38%) SIGTRAN
7 13 (1.72%) Wireshark
8 12 (1.59%) HTTP
9 11 (1.45%) Wireless
10 9 (1.19%) UMTS
11 8 (1.06%) CDMA
12 7 (0.92%) GPRS
12 7 (0.92%) Diameter Protocol
12 7 (0.92%) MVNO
13 6 (0.79%) RTP
14 5 (0.66%) Firewall
14 5 (0.66%) VoIP
14 5 (0.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 28 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (1.59%) SAP BW
7 8 (1.06%) Siebel EIM
8 7 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.92%) MySQL
8 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.66%) MS Access
9 5 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.66%) OpenStack Swift
9 5 (0.66%) QlikView
9 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.53%) DataStage
10 4 (0.53%) DB2
11 3 (0.40%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 130 (17.17%) JIRA
2 86 (11.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 52 (6.87%) Selenium
4 48 (6.34%) LoadRunner
5 32 (4.23%) SoapUI
6 26 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (2.91%) Subversion
8 20 (2.64%) JMeter
9 16 (2.11%) TestDirector
10 15 (1.98%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.85%) WebDriver
11 14 (1.85%) Bugzilla
12 13 (1.72%) Jenkins
13 11 (1.45%) StarTeam
14 10 (1.32%) JUnit
15 9 (1.19%) Maven
15 9 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 9 (1.19%) Git (software)
16 7 (0.92%) MSI
16 7 (0.92%) eggPlant
General
1 214 (28.27%) Finance
2 127 (16.78%) Banking
3 56 (7.40%) Telecoms
4 42 (5.55%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.23%) Retail
6 24 (3.17%) Billing
7 11 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.19%) Front Office
10 8 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.92%) Back Office
11 7 (0.92%) Legal
12 6 (0.79%) Automotive
13 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.53%) Games
14 4 (0.53%) Marketing
14 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.26%) German Language
16 2 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 303 (40.03%) Analyst
2 263 (34.74%) Test Analyst
3 135 (17.83%) Test Manager
4 112 (14.80%) Tester
5 56 (7.40%) Test Leader
6 46 (6.08%) Test Engineer
7 42 (5.55%) Developer
8 23 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
8 23 (3.04%) Consultant
9 22 (2.91%) Business Analyst
10 20 (2.64%) Senior Test Analyst
11 16 (2.11%) QA Analyst
12 15 (1.98%) SAP Manager
12 15 (1.98%) Junior
13 14 (1.85%) SAP Test Manager
14 13 (1.72%) Software Tester
15 12 (1.59%) Test Consultant
15 12 (1.59%) QA Test Analyst
16 11 (1.45%) Functional Analyst
16 11 (1.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (12.95%) XML
2 50 (6.61%) .NET
3 36 (4.76%) SOAP
3 36 (4.76%) Web Services
4 33 (4.36%) HTML
5 15 (1.98%) XML Messaging
5 15 (1.98%) CSS
6 14 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.85%) JSON
7 13 (1.72%) JSP
8 9 (1.19%) REST
9 8 (1.06%) Middleware
10 7 (0.92%) FpML
11 6 (0.79%) WCF
12 5 (0.66%) XBRL
12 5 (0.66%) XSD
12 5 (0.66%) J2EE
12 5 (0.66%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.53%) Itk
13 4 (0.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.77%) Computer Science
2 21 (2.77%) Management Information System
2 21 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 16 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 12 (1.59%) Equities
5 12 (1.59%) STB
6 11 (1.45%) Smart Meter
7 10 (1.32%) SWIFT
7 10 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.32%) MPEG
7 10 (1.32%) Derivative
8 8 (1.06%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.79%) IVR
10 5 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.66%) Wiki
10 5 (0.66%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 77 (10.17%) UNIX
2 60 (7.93%) Windows
3 40 (5.28%) Linux
4 10 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.19%) AIX
5 9 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.06%) Solaris
7 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.79%) Android
8 6 (0.79%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) HPUX
10 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.26%) SUSE
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (30.78%) Test Scripting
2 177 (23.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 148 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (18.89%) Test Management
5 126 (16.64%) Software Testing
6 95 (12.55%) Test Strategy
7 77 (10.17%) Migration
8 74 (9.78%) Integration Testing
9 72 (9.51%) Regression Testing
10 65 (8.59%) Test Automation
11 62 (8.19%) Performance Testing
12 61 (8.06%) System Integration Testing
12 61 (8.06%) SDLC
12 61 (8.06%) Waterfall
13 56 (7.40%) Validation
14 45 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (5.94%) Scrum
15 44 (5.81%) System Testing
16 42 (5.55%) CRM
17 41 (5.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 241 (31.84%) SQL
2 70 (9.25%) Java
3 39 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 31 (4.10%) VBA
5 29 (3.83%) C#
6 28 (3.70%) VB
7 27 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 23 (3.04%) Python
9 19 (2.51%) VBScript
10 16 (2.11%) C
11 14 (1.85%) C++
12 13 (1.72%) Perl
12 13 (1.72%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.45%) Ruby
14 10 (1.32%) PHP
14 10 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.79%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 158 (20.87%) ISEB
2 157 (20.74%) ISTQB
3 142 (18.76%) Security Cleared
4 98 (12.95%) SC Cleared
5 73 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 39 (5.15%) Degree
7 37 (4.89%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (1.19%) MCITP
10 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.19%) Siebel Certification
11 8 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.66%) CEH
13 5 (0.66%) CISSP
14 4 (0.53%) OSCP
14 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.40%) MCSE
15 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (16.78%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) EMIR
3 7 (0.92%) COREP
3 7 (0.92%) FINREP
4 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.66%) GxP
5 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.53%) MiFID
6 3 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.40%) GAMP
6 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.40%) FATCA
7 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.13%) Snort
4 1 (0.13%) Squid
4 1 (0.13%) NFS
4 1 (0.13%) NDS
4 1 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (1.06%) Nessus
2 7 (0.92%) Nmap
3 6 (0.79%) SCCM
4 5 (0.66%) CORE IMPACT
5 4 (0.53%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.40%) Control-M
6 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.26%) Netcool
8 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) Iperf
8 1 (0.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 362 (47.82%) HP
2 108 (14.27%) Oracle
2 108 (14.27%) Microsoft
3 67 (8.85%) SAP
4 23 (3.04%) VMware
5 21 (2.77%) Citrix
6 14 (1.85%) Business Objects
6 14 (1.85%) Siebel
7 13 (1.72%) Cisco
8 10 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
8 10 (1.32%) IBM
9 8 (1.06%) Remedy
10 7 (0.92%) Murex
10 7 (0.92%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.79%) Trayport
12 5 (0.66%) Teradata
12 5 (0.66%) Ektron
12 5 (0.66%) Splunk
13 4 (0.53%) Verint
13 4 (0.53%) Tableau
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Rate: £190 - 210 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £35256.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
England
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