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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 87 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 1.98% 1.76%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% 21.65% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 9
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£343 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.22% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £206 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £438 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-83.87% +244.44%
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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
103 97 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.68% 9.16% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 20
Average daily rate £363 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £217 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Replication

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) HP Helion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP