The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 232 179 194
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +15
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 195 249 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 1.15% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.07% 18.24% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 195 184
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £88.75 £24.50 £67.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.24% -63.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
England

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -51 43 £369 -13.23% 12
Docklands, London -5 2 £444 -11.15%
Canary Wharf - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 160 (42.55%) HP
2 139 (36.97%) Banking
3 134 (35.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 111 (29.52%) SQL
5 105 (27.93%) Test Scripting
6 102 (27.13%) ISEB
7 94 (25.00%) Finance
7 94 (25.00%) JIRA
8 80 (21.28%) Test Management
9 79 (21.01%) Investment Banking
10 76 (20.21%) QuickTest Pro
11 72 (19.15%) Test Automation
12 66 (17.55%) QA
13 60 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (15.43%) Software Testing
15 57 (15.16%) ISTQB
16 53 (14.10%) Oracle
17 50 (13.30%) UNIX
18 48 (12.77%) Selenium
19 45 (11.97%) Regression Testing
20 43 (11.44%) LoadRunner
20 43 (11.44%) Microsoft
21 38 (10.11%) MS Excel
21 38 (10.11%) MS Office
21 38 (10.11%) Project Management
22 37 (9.84%) Java
23 35 (9.31%) Migration
23 35 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
23 35 (9.31%) Test Strategy
24 34 (9.04%) Performance Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.86%) CMS
3 6 (1.60%) Confluence
4 5 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.33%) Apache
5 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.53%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (10.11%) MS Excel
1 38 (10.11%) MS Office
2 12 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.93%) MS Project
4 6 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.06%) Mingle
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) VisionPLUS
1 6 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.06%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.80%) HiPortfolio
3 3 (0.80%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.80%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.53%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.53%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.27%) RMDS
5 1 (0.27%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.26%) Internet
2 5 (1.33%) 4G
2 5 (1.33%) CHAP
2 5 (1.33%) 2G
2 5 (1.33%) 3G
3 3 (0.80%) HTTP
3 3 (0.80%) SSL
4 2 (0.53%) Intranet
4 2 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.27%) DVB
5 1 (0.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.52%) Relational Database
2 14 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.86%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.33%) DB2
6 5 (1.33%) OLAP
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.06%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.80%) Essbase
9 2 (0.53%) MySQL
9 2 (0.53%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.53%) QlikView
10 1 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (25.00%) JIRA
2 76 (20.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 48 (12.77%) Selenium
4 43 (11.44%) LoadRunner
5 24 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 20 (5.32%) SoapUI
7 15 (3.99%) Maven
8 14 (3.72%) WebDriver
9 11 (2.93%) FitNesse
10 10 (2.66%) Toad
11 9 (2.39%) eggPlant
11 9 (2.39%) Jenkins
11 9 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (2.39%) Subversion
11 9 (2.39%) TestDirector
11 9 (2.39%) Ant
12 8 (2.13%) JUnit
12 8 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
13 7 (1.86%) RequisitePro
14 6 (1.60%) Git (software)
General
1 139 (36.97%) Banking
2 94 (25.00%) Finance
3 79 (21.01%) Investment Banking
4 32 (8.51%) Back Office
5 23 (6.12%) Retail
6 13 (3.46%) Front Office
7 9 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.13%) Games
8 8 (2.13%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.33%) Billing
9 5 (1.33%) Legal
10 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.80%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.53%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 136 (36.17%) Analyst
2 116 (30.85%) Test Analyst
3 69 (18.35%) Tester
4 66 (17.55%) Test Manager
5 34 (9.04%) Test Leader
6 25 (6.65%) Test Engineer
7 23 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.99%) Architect
9 14 (3.72%) Junior
9 14 (3.72%) Consultant
10 13 (3.46%) Systems Tester
10 13 (3.46%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (2.66%) Manual Tester
11 10 (2.66%) Systems Test Analyst
12 9 (2.39%) Defect Manager
12 9 (2.39%) UAT Analyst
12 9 (2.39%) SAP Tester
12 9 (2.39%) Junior Tester
12 9 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (2.39%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.04%) XML
2 23 (6.12%) .NET
3 20 (5.32%) Web Services
4 16 (4.26%) SOAP
5 15 (3.99%) HTML
5 15 (3.99%) Middleware
6 9 (2.39%) J2EE
7 8 (2.13%) REST
8 7 (1.86%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (1.33%) JSON
9 5 (1.33%) WAP
9 5 (1.33%) J2ME
10 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.06%) CSS
10 4 (1.06%) RESTful
10 4 (1.06%) Gherkin
11 3 (0.80%) Flash
12 2 (0.53%) JMS
13 1 (0.27%) HTML5
13 1 (0.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (5.59%) Derivative
3 17 (4.52%) SWIFT
4 16 (4.26%) STB
4 16 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 14 (3.72%) Credit Risk
5 14 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.72%) Equities
6 10 (2.66%) Market Risk
6 10 (2.66%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.13%) NHS
8 8 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.60%) MPEG
10 6 (1.60%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.33%) FMCG
11 5 (1.33%) AS400
11 5 (1.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.30%) UNIX
2 23 (6.12%) Windows
3 8 (2.13%) Linux
3 8 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.86%) Android
5 5 (1.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (35.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 105 (27.93%) Test Scripting
3 80 (21.28%) Test Management
4 72 (19.15%) Test Automation
5 60 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (15.43%) Software Testing
7 45 (11.97%) Regression Testing
8 38 (10.11%) Project Management
9 35 (9.31%) Migration
9 35 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (9.31%) Test Strategy
10 34 (9.04%) Performance Testing
11 32 (8.51%) System Testing
12 30 (7.98%) Automated Testing
12 30 (7.98%) Scrum
13 29 (7.71%) Data Migration
14 26 (6.91%) E-Commerce
14 26 (6.91%) Waterfall
15 23 (6.12%) Integration Testing
15 23 (6.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 111 (29.52%) SQL
2 37 (9.84%) Java
3 24 (6.38%) C#
3 24 (6.38%) VBScript
4 12 (3.19%) C
4 12 (3.19%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.19%) Perl
5 11 (2.93%) Python
6 10 (2.66%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.86%) VBA
7 7 (1.86%) VB
8 6 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.60%) C++
9 4 (1.06%) XPath
10 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.80%) Groovy
10 3 (0.80%) XQuery
10 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.53%) AWK
Qualifications
1 102 (27.13%) ISEB
2 57 (15.16%) ISTQB
3 23 (6.12%) Degree
4 18 (4.79%) ISEB Practitioner
5 15 (3.99%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.19%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.53%) CIMA
8 2 (0.53%) ACCA
8 2 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (17.55%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9002
2 2 (0.53%) Basel III
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) EMIR
3 1 (0.27%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.06%) NDS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.53%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 160 (42.55%) HP
2 53 (14.10%) Oracle
3 43 (11.44%) Microsoft
4 30 (7.98%) SAP
5 12 (3.19%) IBM
6 10 (2.66%) Green Hat
7 8 (2.13%) Sun
8 7 (1.86%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.60%) Apple
10 5 (1.33%) MarketAxess
10 5 (1.33%) ION Trading
10 5 (1.33%) Lotus
10 5 (1.33%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.06%) Murex
11 4 (1.06%) Calypso
11 4 (1.06%) BMC
11 4 (1.06%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.80%) ATG
12 3 (0.80%) Cisco
12 3 (0.80%) Sybase
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