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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 76 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.29% 6.67% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £99.33 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +351.47%
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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
143 75 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.30% 8.05% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 40 22
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £236 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.45%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Test Management
5 5 (27.78%) Retail
5 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 2 (11.11%) Windows
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (11.11%) VMware
8 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.11%) System Testing
8 2 (11.11%) High Availability

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Functional Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) iSeries
1 1 (5.56%) AS400
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Functional Testing
2 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) VMware