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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 369 259 229
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -30
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 273 464 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.90% 1.01%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.86% 10.24% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 297 298
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.76%
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
5622 4533 4074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.29% 8.76% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3740 2826 2386
Median daily rate £450 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 129 124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.88 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% +27.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -50 115 £383 -10.00% 13
South East -84 61 £355 -5.33% 7
South West -6 25 £308 +7.89% 2
Yorkshire +11 21 £340 -18.80% 2
North West -30 16 £300 -10.11% 5
West Midlands -16 14 £368 -7.54%
East Midlands +2 7 £338 -3.57% 1
East of England +5 5 £350 -6.66% 5
North East -42 5 £318 +5.83%
Midlands - 1 £320 -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 337 (52.90%) HP
2 203 (31.87%) Test Scripting
3 180 (28.26%) SQL
4 177 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (27.63%) Finance
6 170 (26.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 170 (26.69%) Defect Management
7 127 (19.94%) ISEB
8 121 (19.00%) ISTQB
9 120 (18.84%) JIRA
10 117 (18.37%) Test Management
11 114 (17.90%) Functional Testing
12 106 (16.64%) Oracle
13 99 (15.54%) Banking
14 95 (14.91%) Security Cleared
15 92 (14.44%) Test Strategy
16 87 (13.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 85 (13.34%) Unix
17 85 (13.34%) QA
18 84 (13.19%) Software Testing
19 82 (12.87%) Microsoft
20 79 (12.40%) Regression Testing
20 79 (12.40%) Non-Functional Testing
21 77 (12.09%) Selenium
22 73 (11.46%) Java
23 72 (11.30%) System Integration Testing
24 68 (10.68%) Test Planning
24 68 (10.68%) Test Automation
25 67 (10.52%) HP UFT
26 66 (10.36%) Waterfall

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 32 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.04%) JBoss
3 12 (1.88%) Confluence
4 8 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.10%) IIS
5 7 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.94%) CMS
7 5 (0.78%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 5 (0.78%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.78%) SAS
8 4 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.47%) Apache
9 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.31%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (9.73%) MS Office
2 55 (8.63%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.98%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.57%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) Mingle
6 2 (0.31%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.35%) Sonata
2 12 (1.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.94%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.63%) Teamcenter
6 3 (0.47%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.47%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.31%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.31%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.31%) Primavera
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) BASE24
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.16%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.63%) GitHub
3 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.35%) Firewall
2 13 (2.04%) SAN
3 10 (1.57%) DVB
3 10 (1.57%) FTP
3 10 (1.57%) HTTP
3 10 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.26%) Internet
5 7 (1.10%) NAS
5 7 (1.10%) VPN
5 7 (1.10%) WinSCP
6 6 (0.94%) DNS
7 5 (0.78%) ATM
7 5 (0.78%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.78%) LAN
7 5 (0.78%) WAN
7 5 (0.78%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.78%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.63%) 802.15
8 4 (0.63%) IPv6
8 4 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (2.98%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.57%) VoltDB
6 8 (1.26%) DB2
7 7 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.10%) MS Access
7 7 (1.10%) MySQL
8 6 (0.94%) Big Data
8 6 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (0.78%) QlikView
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.47%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.47%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 120 (18.84%) JIRA
2 77 (12.09%) Selenium
3 67 (10.52%) HP UFT
4 61 (9.58%) LoadRunner
5 43 (6.75%) SoapUI
6 29 (4.55%) JMeter
7 27 (4.24%) TestDirector
8 25 (3.92%) Cucumber
9 24 (3.77%) JUnit
9 24 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (3.30%) WebDriver
11 18 (2.83%) Jenkins
12 17 (2.67%) Toad
13 16 (2.51%) Subversion
14 14 (2.20%) Maven
15 12 (1.88%) Eclipse
15 12 (1.88%) Zephyr
16 11 (1.73%) JBehave
16 11 (1.73%) SpecFlow
16 11 (1.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 176 (27.63%) Finance
2 99 (15.54%) Banking
3 42 (6.59%) Retail
4 31 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.14%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.88%) Spanish Language
8 11 (1.73%) Billing
9 9 (1.41%) Games
10 8 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.94%) Automotive
12 6 (0.94%) Back Office
12 6 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (0.94%) Front Office
13 3 (0.47%) German Language
13 3 (0.47%) Legal
14 2 (0.31%) French Language
15 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 255 (40.03%) Analyst
2 223 (35.01%) Test Analyst
3 96 (15.07%) Tester
4 93 (14.60%) Test Manager
5 39 (6.12%) Test Engineer
6 37 (5.81%) Test Leader
7 29 (4.55%) Consultant
8 26 (4.08%) UAT Analyst
9 25 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
10 24 (3.77%) UAT Test Analyst
11 22 (3.45%) Business Analyst
12 20 (3.14%) Developer
13 19 (2.98%) Senior Test Analyst
14 17 (2.67%) Banking Analyst
14 17 (2.67%) Manual Tester
15 15 (2.35%) Defect Manager
15 15 (2.35%) SAP Manager
16 14 (2.20%) Test Specialist
17 13 (2.04%) SAP Test Manager
18 12 (1.88%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.26%) XML
2 51 (8.01%) SOAP
3 40 (6.28%) Web Services
4 38 (5.97%) .NET
5 20 (3.14%) HTML
5 20 (3.14%) JSON
6 14 (2.20%) XML Messaging
7 13 (2.04%) Middleware
8 10 (1.57%) Java EE
9 9 (1.41%) REST
9 9 (1.41%) XSL
9 9 (1.41%) XSLT
10 6 (0.94%) RESTful
11 5 (0.78%) EDI
11 5 (0.78%) JMS
11 5 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.78%) WSDL
11 5 (0.78%) XSD
12 4 (0.63%) Itk
12 4 (0.63%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.45%) STB
3 19 (2.98%) Smart Meter
4 18 (2.83%) Equities
5 11 (1.73%) Data Structures
5 11 (1.73%) Fixed Income
5 11 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.57%) Derivative
6 10 (1.57%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.57%) User Experience
7 9 (1.41%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.26%) MPEG
8 8 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.10%) IBM XIV
9 7 (1.10%) iPad
9 7 (1.10%) SWIFT
10 6 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.34%) Unix
2 62 (9.73%) Linux
3 55 (8.63%) Windows
4 10 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.47%) Android
7 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (31.87%) Test Scripting
2 177 (27.79%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (26.69%) Defect Management
3 170 (26.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 117 (18.37%) Test Management
5 114 (17.90%) Functional Testing
6 92 (14.44%) Test Strategy
7 84 (13.19%) Software Testing
8 79 (12.40%) Non-Functional Testing
8 79 (12.40%) Regression Testing
9 72 (11.30%) System Integration Testing
10 68 (10.68%) Test Automation
10 68 (10.68%) Test Planning
11 66 (10.36%) Waterfall
12 58 (9.11%) Integration Testing
13 57 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (7.06%) SDLC
15 42 (6.59%) Project Management
15 42 (6.59%) Validation
16 41 (6.44%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (28.26%) SQL
2 73 (11.46%) Java
3 30 (4.71%) Python
4 29 (4.55%) VB
5 25 (3.92%) VBScript
6 24 (3.77%) PL/SQL
7 16 (2.51%) C
8 14 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.88%) C#
10 10 (1.57%) C++
10 10 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.41%) Ruby
12 7 (1.10%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.78%) ABAP
14 5 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.78%) Perl
15 4 (0.63%) COBOL
15 4 (0.63%) PHP
15 4 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (19.94%) ISEB
2 121 (19.00%) ISTQB
3 95 (14.91%) Security Cleared
4 87 (13.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 53 (8.32%) SC Cleared
6 31 (4.87%) DV Cleared
7 20 (3.14%) Degree
8 6 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.31%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) MCP
10 2 (0.31%) OCP
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.31%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.16%) CCNA
11 1 (0.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (13.34%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) SLA
3 6 (0.94%) SEPA
4 5 (0.78%) HL7
4 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.63%) FATCA
5 4 (0.63%) GxP
5 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.47%) EMIR
7 2 (0.31%) Basel III
7 2 (0.31%) COREP
7 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.16%) FINREP
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.31%) DameWare
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.16%) Cacti
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 337 (52.90%) HP
2 106 (16.64%) Oracle
3 82 (12.87%) Microsoft
4 52 (8.16%) SAP
5 35 (5.49%) IBM
6 24 (3.77%) VMware
7 13 (2.04%) Cognos
8 10 (1.57%) Veritas
9 9 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.41%) Remedy
10 7 (1.10%) EMC
10 7 (1.10%) Guidewire
10 7 (1.10%) NetApp
10 7 (1.10%) Siebel
10 7 (1.10%) Thunderhead
11 6 (0.94%) Informatica
11 6 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.63%) Cisco
12 4 (0.63%) Citrix
12 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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