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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 99 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 1.71% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.96% 29.23% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
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£391 £193 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.24% -47.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £140 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £256 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £110.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-72.72% +238.46%
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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
115 65 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.37% 5.83% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 66
Average daily rate £375 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £179 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £110.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

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
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 7 July 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 (50.00%) Test Management
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) SQL

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (10.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSD
2 1 (10.00%) WSDL
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) ATDD
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft