The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 84 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 14 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 0.18% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.59% 2.00% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
Average daily rate £300 £380 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £284 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £476 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
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 Leeds region.

Systems Management Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
163 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.04% 8.95% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 63 40
Average daily rate £425 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (68.42%) HP
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 12 (63.16%) ISEB
3 10 (52.63%) Selenium
3 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
4 9 (47.37%) HP UFT
5 8 (42.11%) LoadRunner
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
5 8 (42.11%) Load Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Analytics
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Publishing
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) Test Management
8 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
9 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (10.53%) JIRA
10 2 (10.53%) Subversion
10 2 (10.53%) Finance
10 2 (10.53%) C
11 1 (5.26%) Java
11 1 (5.26%) IBM
11 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
11 1 (5.26%) Project Management
11 1 (5.26%) SQL Server

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) HP UFT
3 8 (42.11%) LoadRunner
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Publishing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
1 12 (63.16%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Web Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Web Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Agile Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Web Tester
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Web Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
3 8 (42.11%) Load Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Analytics
4 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) Test Management
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.26%) Feature Driven Development
8 1 (5.26%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum-ban
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
1 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP