The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Leeds region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 1.21% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.81% 10.09% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
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£175 £360 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% +54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £321 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £378 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
63 109 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.00% 12.02% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 67 42
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £107 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 21 (48.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (37.21%) HP
3 14 (32.56%) Retail
4 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
5 9 (20.93%) SQL
5 9 (20.93%) JIRA
5 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.28%) Google
6 7 (16.28%) WCAG
6 7 (16.28%) HTML
6 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.28%) CSS
6 7 (16.28%) Internet
7 6 (13.95%) SAP
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL
7 6 (13.95%) CRM
7 6 (13.95%) SAP IS-U
7 6 (13.95%) ServiceCenter
7 6 (13.95%) SAP CRM
8 5 (11.63%) Release Management
8 5 (11.63%) QA
8 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Test Management
8 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) SAP Certification
9 4 (9.30%) NHS
9 4 (9.30%) NetWeaver
9 4 (9.30%) SAP Basis
10 3 (6.98%) VMware

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) SAP CRM
1 6 (13.95%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 3 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.33%) JMeter
General
1 14 (32.56%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
1 22 (51.16%) Test Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Functional Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Functional Test Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Manual Tester
5 2 (4.65%) Web Tester
5 2 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Tester
6 1 (2.33%) Testing Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
1 7 (16.28%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) SAP Basis
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.33%) WCF
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 2 (4.65%) AS400
2 2 (4.65%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
3 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) CRM
5 5 (11.63%) Release Management
5 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Test Management
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) High Availability
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.65%) System Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Testing
8 1 (2.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Certification
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) WCAG
2 5 (11.63%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) HP
2 7 (16.28%) Google
3 6 (13.95%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix