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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 69 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 0.96% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.00% 8.91% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £281 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £378 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +62.50%
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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
75 101 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.43% 10.76% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 37
Average daily rate £380 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £107 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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 August 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 August 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 17 (48.57%) HP
2 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Retail
4 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.14%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (17.14%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (17.14%) SAP CRM
5 6 (17.14%) SAP
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) CRM
5 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (14.29%) NHS
6 5 (14.29%) Release Management
6 5 (14.29%) QA
7 4 (11.43%) SAP Basis
7 4 (11.43%) NetWeaver
7 4 (11.43%) SAP Certification
7 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) Test Management
8 3 (8.57%) High Availability
8 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (8.57%) ISEB
8 3 (8.57%) Windows
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (11.43%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) SAP CRM
1 6 (17.14%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
1 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
General
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
1 20 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Manual Tester
5 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Web Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Testing Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.86%) WCF
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) AS400
2 2 (5.71%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) CRM
5 5 (14.29%) Release Management
6 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.43%) Test Management
7 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.57%) High Availability
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) ETL
8 2 (5.71%) System Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) C++
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9002
2 1 (2.86%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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