The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 111 93 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -40
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 28 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.50% 1.33% 3.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.48% 12.79% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 24
Median daily rate £313 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £421 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.05%
HP Quality Center
South East

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

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
287 219 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.42% 10.37% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 139 163
Median daily rate £390 £395 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Median hourly rate £35.50 £17.50 £189.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.85% -90.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.07 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.87% +8.06%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Southampton +12 2 £353 +22.60%
Basingstoke +8 2 £283 -
Gosport +5 2 £325 -23.07%
Havant - 1 - - 1
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 17 (70.83%) HP
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Test Management
4 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) ISEB
5 6 (25.00%) VB
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
6 5 (20.83%) SOA
6 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
6 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) TestDirector
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
8 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
8 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Middleware
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) ATM
2 1 (4.17%) 4G
2 1 (4.17%) LTE
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
2 4 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) Testopia
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Test Leader
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) BSS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Test Management
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) CCNP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) MCITP
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cacti
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Capita
5 1 (4.17%) Pega
5 1 (4.17%) Rally
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) SAP