The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 57 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.43% 0.94% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 11.90% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £210 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £74.00
% change year-on-year
- -62.83%
HP Quality Center
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Systems Management Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
31 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.74% 7.87% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 26
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £329 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +67.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £23.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £23.50 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Essex region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Essex

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Essex region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Brentwood - 2 - -
HP Quality Center
East of England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Test Management
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle