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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 99 67 80
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 20 57 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.05% 2.73% 1.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.05% 17.87% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 41 10
Average daily rate £375 £390 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
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
199 319 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.46% 15.29% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 164 103
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.72 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.04% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.68 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £34.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basingstoke 0 5 £350 +26.12%
Hook +4 3 £160 -64.44%
Aldershot +1 2 £425 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 21 (65.63%) HP
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
7 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
8 7 (21.88%) CRM
8 7 (21.88%) ISEB
8 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
9 6 (18.75%) SDLC
9 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 6 (18.75%) SAN
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle
9 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Test Management
10 5 (15.63%) Information Assurance
10 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (15.63%) Unix
10 5 (15.63%) JBoss
10 5 (15.63%) HP UFT

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Informix
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) HP UFT
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) JMeter
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Tester
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Leader
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Billing Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) SAP PI
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) EPoS
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Software Testing
2 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
4 7 (21.88%) CRM
4 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) Data Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) Information Assurance
6 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.38%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) VBA
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) F#
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 11 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) ISEB
5 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Sybase
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.13%) VMware