The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 20 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.11% 1.28% 6.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 25.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 11
Average daily rate £450 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -72.27%
HP Quality Center
West Yorkshire

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

Systems Management Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.32% 5.13% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Average daily rate £425 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £418 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

HP Quality Center
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (40.00%) Testopia
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Testopia
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP