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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 69 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 0.68% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.34% 6.32% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate
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£230 £250 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -19.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
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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
87 95 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.68% 10.70% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 63 33
Average daily rate £350 £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £79.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -77.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
2 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (38.71%) HP
3 11 (35.48%) Retail
3 11 (35.48%) Functional Testing
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
5 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (19.35%) QA
7 5 (16.13%) NHS
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 4 (12.90%) SAP
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) SAP CRM
8 4 (12.90%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (12.90%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
9 3 (9.68%) Test Management
9 3 (9.68%) Release Management
9 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Finance
9 3 (9.68%) ISEB
10 2 (6.45%) SAP Certification
10 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
10 2 (6.45%) Middleware
10 2 (6.45%) Windows
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP CRM
1 4 (12.90%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
1 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Analyst
1 21 (67.74%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Functional Test Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Functional Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Web Tester
5 1 (3.23%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) AS400
2 2 (6.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
2 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Functional Testing
4 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Test Management
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Release Management
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) High Availability
7 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.45%) System Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) VMware