The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 233 231 155
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -76
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 195 226 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.90% 1.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.87% 13.80% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 167 238
Average daily rate
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£395 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1975 1638 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.06% 6.52% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1111 1028
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.66 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £40.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in London

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the London region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in London

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in London

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the London region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in London

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 60 £443 +4.11% 9
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Edgware - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 180 (47.62%) HP
2 135 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 120 (31.75%) SQL
4 118 (31.22%) Finance
5 115 (30.42%) Test Scripting
6 114 (30.16%) Banking
7 107 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (23.81%) ISEB
8 90 (23.81%) JIRA
9 84 (22.22%) Oracle
10 82 (21.69%) QA
11 78 (20.63%) Software Testing
12 68 (17.99%) ISTQB
13 62 (16.40%) Test Automation
14 60 (15.87%) Investment Banking
15 53 (14.02%) Test Management
16 49 (12.96%) UNIX
17 48 (12.70%) Test Strategy
18 46 (12.17%) .NET
18 46 (12.17%) QuickTest Pro
19 43 (11.38%) Microsoft
20 41 (10.85%) XML
20 41 (10.85%) Integration Testing
21 40 (10.58%) Regression Testing
22 38 (10.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 36 (9.52%) MS Office
24 35 (9.26%) MS Excel
25 34 (8.99%) Migration
26 32 (8.47%) Windows
27 30 (7.94%) Selenium

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (2.91%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.38%) Confluence
2 9 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.79%) CMS
4 3 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.53%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.26%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.26%) DNN
6 1 (0.26%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (9.52%) MS Office
2 35 (9.26%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.97%) MS Project
5 7 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.38%) SAP APO
3 7 (1.85%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.06%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.79%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.79%) Siebel Analytics
6 3 (0.79%) Summit
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.53%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.44%) Wireshark
2 6 (1.59%) Internet
2 6 (1.59%) DVB
3 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.06%) SSL
4 4 (1.06%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.79%) 4G
5 3 (0.79%) 2G
5 3 (0.79%) SAN
5 3 (0.79%) 3G
6 2 (0.53%) Multicast
6 2 (0.53%) FTP
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.82%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.97%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (2.65%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.85%) QlikView
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.79%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (0.53%) DB2
9 2 (0.53%) MySQL
9 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.26%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 90 (23.81%) JIRA
2 46 (12.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 30 (7.94%) Selenium
4 26 (6.88%) LoadRunner
5 18 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 16 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (3.97%) Bugzilla
8 13 (3.44%) TestDirector
9 11 (2.91%) Subversion
9 11 (2.91%) JUnit
10 10 (2.65%) ClearCase
10 10 (2.65%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.65%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (2.12%) Toad
12 8 (2.12%) DbUnit
13 7 (1.85%) TestComplete
13 7 (1.85%) FitNesse
13 7 (1.85%) Maven
14 6 (1.59%) Ant
General
1 118 (31.22%) Finance
2 114 (30.16%) Banking
3 60 (15.87%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.08%) Retail
5 13 (3.44%) Back Office
6 10 (2.65%) Legal
7 9 (2.38%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.12%) Front Office
8 8 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.06%) Games
10 3 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 142 (37.57%) Analyst
2 113 (29.89%) Test Analyst
3 67 (17.72%) Tester
4 44 (11.64%) Test Manager
5 32 (8.47%) Test Leader
6 29 (7.67%) Test Engineer
7 23 (6.08%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.76%) Consultant
9 16 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (3.44%) QA Analyst
10 13 (3.44%) Integration Engineer
10 13 (3.44%) Junior
10 13 (3.44%) Coordinator
11 12 (3.17%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (2.91%) Automation Tester
12 11 (2.91%) QA Tester
13 10 (2.65%) Developer
14 8 (2.12%) Systems Tester
14 8 (2.12%) Manual Tester
14 8 (2.12%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.17%) .NET
2 41 (10.85%) XML
3 18 (4.76%) Web Services
4 16 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.70%) Middleware
5 14 (3.70%) JSON
6 13 (3.44%) HTML
7 9 (2.38%) jQuery
7 9 (2.38%) SOAP
8 8 (2.12%) JSP
8 8 (2.12%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (2.12%) REST
9 4 (1.06%) JMS
9 4 (1.06%) J2EE
9 4 (1.06%) FIXML
10 3 (0.79%) Velocity
10 3 (0.79%) FpML
10 3 (0.79%) BAPI
10 3 (0.79%) WAP
10 3 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.76%) Derivative
3 16 (4.23%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.44%) STB
6 12 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.91%) MPEG
7 11 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.65%) Equities
8 10 (2.65%) SWIFT
9 9 (2.38%) Wiki
10 8 (2.12%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.85%) Handset
12 6 (1.59%) User Experience
12 6 (1.59%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.59%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
14 4 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.96%) UNIX
2 32 (8.47%) Windows
3 28 (7.41%) Linux
4 11 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.32%) Android
7 4 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.06%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.06%) AIX
8 2 (0.53%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 115 (30.42%) Test Scripting
3 107 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (20.63%) Software Testing
5 62 (16.40%) Test Automation
6 53 (14.02%) Test Management
7 48 (12.70%) Test Strategy
8 41 (10.85%) Integration Testing
9 40 (10.58%) Regression Testing
10 34 (8.99%) Migration
11 29 (7.67%) System Testing
12 26 (6.88%) Manual Testing
12 26 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (6.88%) Project Management
13 25 (6.61%) Scrum
13 25 (6.61%) Data Migration
14 24 (6.35%) Waterfall
14 24 (6.35%) Test Planning
15 23 (6.08%) CRM
16 21 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (31.75%) SQL
2 25 (6.61%) Java
3 23 (6.08%) Shell Script
4 21 (5.56%) Python
4 21 (5.56%) C#
5 14 (3.70%) VBA
6 12 (3.17%) VBScript
6 12 (3.17%) VB
7 11 (2.91%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.91%) Perl
8 9 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.38%) Ruby
9 6 (1.59%) C
9 6 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.06%) C++
10 4 (1.06%) PHP
11 3 (0.79%) Delphi
12 2 (0.53%) sed
12 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.53%) AWK
Qualifications
1 90 (23.81%) ISEB
2 68 (17.99%) ISTQB
3 38 (10.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 27 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.82%) Degree
6 19 (5.03%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.17%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.79%) CBAP
9 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.53%) CIMA
10 2 (0.53%) ACCA
11 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.26%) PMP
11 1 (0.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (21.69%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.53%) FATCA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
3 1 (0.26%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (1.85%) Nmap
1 7 (1.85%) NDS
2 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.79%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.85%) Nessus
2 5 (1.32%) Control-M
3 3 (0.79%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (0.79%) SCCM
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 180 (47.62%) HP
2 84 (22.22%) Oracle
3 43 (11.38%) Microsoft
4 25 (6.61%) SAP
5 15 (3.97%) Siebel
6 11 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.91%) Cisco
7 10 (2.65%) Murex
8 7 (1.85%) Actimize
9 6 (1.59%) Green Hat
9 6 (1.59%) Sun
9 6 (1.59%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.32%) Open Text
10 5 (1.32%) Apple
10 5 (1.32%) IBM
10 5 (1.32%) Sybase
11 4 (1.06%) Cognos
11 4 (1.06%) Juniper
11 4 (1.06%) VMware
11 4 (1.06%) Vermilion
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