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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 78 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 0.92% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.26% 14.06% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
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£375 £308 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +14.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
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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
152 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.34% 6.56% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 35 26
Average daily rate £363 £360 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £249 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 11 (64.71%) Functional Testing
2 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.76%) System Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.88%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Functional Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Functional Testing
2 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Management
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) ITSM
8 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle