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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 67 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.14% 1.31% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 19.23% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£345 £425 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +304.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £110.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.27% +205.55%
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
63 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.73% 6.82% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 8
Average daily rate £363 £300 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% +21.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £26.10 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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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
Watford +4 1 £345 -18.82%
HP Quality Center
East of England

HP Quality Center
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle