The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 55 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.95% 0.40% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.97% 3.03% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £225 £300 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
78 99 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.61% 13.11% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 33
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.15% +209.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -8.88%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Watford -1 3 £388 +29.16%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £218 -
HP Quality Center
East of England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) PowerCenter
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) PowerCenter
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) ETL Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) SAP