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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 214 237 178
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -59
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 220 195 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.80% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.80% 11.24% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 138 164
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £248 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
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
1864 1735 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.09% 7.15% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1208 816
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 December 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 December 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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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 +10 52 £439 -6.40% 8
Croydon -5 3 £368 -18.33%
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Paddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (43.37%) HP
2 155 (37.35%) SQL
3 134 (32.29%) Finance
4 131 (31.57%) Banking
5 128 (30.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 104 (25.06%) JIRA
7 102 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (23.37%) Test Scripting
9 86 (20.72%) ISEB
10 84 (20.24%) QA
11 81 (19.52%) Oracle
12 80 (19.28%) Software Testing
13 78 (18.80%) Test Strategy
14 67 (16.14%) Investment Banking
15 63 (15.18%) Test Management
16 60 (14.46%) ISTQB
17 56 (13.49%) .NET
18 52 (12.53%) MS Excel
19 49 (11.81%) Microsoft
20 47 (11.33%) Regression Testing
21 46 (11.08%) Test Automation
22 44 (10.60%) QuickTest Pro
23 43 (10.36%) Project Management
24 39 (9.40%) UNIX
24 39 (9.40%) MS Office
24 39 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
25 38 (9.16%) XML
25 38 (9.16%) SQL Server
26 37 (8.92%) ETL
27 34 (8.19%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
1 11 (2.65%) OpenStack
2 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.96%) CMS
3 4 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.72%) Confluence
4 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.48%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.48%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.24%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.24%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) DNN
6 1 (0.24%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.24%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) SAP EP
Applications
1 52 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.40%) MS Office
3 22 (5.30%) MS Visio
4 15 (3.61%) MS Project
5 12 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.34%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.89%) Summit
3 6 (1.45%) Endur
3 6 (1.45%) ZaiNet
3 6 (1.45%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.45%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.96%) SAP APO
4 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.72%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.72%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.48%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.48%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) IaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.86%) Wireshark
2 7 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.45%) FTP
4 5 (1.20%) SAN
4 5 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.20%) SSL
5 4 (0.96%) DVB
6 2 (0.48%) 3G
6 2 (0.48%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.48%) Multicast
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) Internet
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.34%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.41%) Siebel EIM
5 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.45%) DataStage
7 5 (1.20%) QlikView
7 5 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.48%) DB2
10 2 (0.48%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.24%) Big Data
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 104 (25.06%) JIRA
2 44 (10.60%) QuickTest Pro
3 33 (7.95%) LoadRunner
4 22 (5.30%) Selenium
5 21 (5.06%) Subversion
6 16 (3.86%) Rational DOORS
7 15 (3.61%) SoapUI
7 15 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (3.37%) TestDirector
9 12 (2.89%) JUnit
9 12 (2.89%) ClearCase
10 11 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 10 (2.41%) Bugzilla
11 10 (2.41%) DbUnit
12 8 (1.93%) TestComplete
13 7 (1.69%) ClearQuest
14 6 (1.45%) NeoLoad
15 5 (1.20%) eggPlant
15 5 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
16 4 (0.96%) WinRunner
General
1 134 (32.29%) Finance
2 131 (31.57%) Banking
3 67 (16.14%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.58%) Retail
5 15 (3.61%) Front Office
6 14 (3.37%) Back Office
7 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.48%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 156 (37.59%) Analyst
2 119 (28.67%) Test Analyst
3 65 (15.66%) Tester
4 64 (15.42%) Test Manager
5 33 (7.95%) Test Leader
6 26 (6.27%) Developer
7 23 (5.54%) Business Analyst
8 22 (5.30%) Test Engineer
9 18 (4.34%) QA Analyst
10 14 (3.37%) QA Tester
11 12 (2.89%) QA Test Analyst
12 11 (2.65%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.65%) Consultant
12 11 (2.65%) Defect Manager
13 10 (2.41%) Manual Tester
14 9 (2.17%) Automation Tester
14 9 (2.17%) Integration Engineer
14 9 (2.17%) Junior
14 9 (2.17%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.49%) .NET
2 38 (9.16%) XML
3 21 (5.06%) Web Services
4 20 (4.82%) HTML
5 16 (3.86%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.13%) JSP
7 12 (2.89%) JSON
8 11 (2.65%) jQuery
8 11 (2.65%) Middleware
9 7 (1.69%) REST
9 7 (1.69%) FpML
10 6 (1.45%) FIXML
11 4 (0.96%) SOAP
12 3 (0.72%) XML Messaging
13 2 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (0.48%) WPF
13 2 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.48%) HTML5
14 1 (0.24%) CSS3
14 1 (0.24%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.78%) Derivative
3 21 (5.06%) Fixed Income
4 18 (4.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.13%) STB
6 12 (2.89%) MPEG
7 8 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.93%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.93%) Wiki
7 8 (1.93%) Market Risk
8 7 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.20%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 5 (1.20%) Equities
11 4 (0.96%) FMCG
11 4 (0.96%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.40%) UNIX
2 33 (7.95%) Windows
3 25 (6.02%) Linux
4 12 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.45%) AIX
8 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.20%) Android
8 5 (1.20%) Windows 2000
8 5 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (30.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 102 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (23.37%) Test Scripting
4 80 (19.28%) Software Testing
5 78 (18.80%) Test Strategy
6 63 (15.18%) Test Management
7 47 (11.33%) Regression Testing
8 46 (11.08%) Test Automation
9 43 (10.36%) Project Management
10 37 (8.92%) ETL
11 34 (8.19%) Test Planning
12 33 (7.95%) Migration
13 31 (7.47%) Manual Testing
14 29 (6.99%) Integration Testing
14 29 (6.99%) Waterfall
15 27 (6.51%) Business Analysis
16 26 (6.27%) Data Migration
17 25 (6.02%) Functional Testing
18 24 (5.78%) Scrum
19 22 (5.30%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (37.35%) SQL
2 27 (6.51%) Java
3 26 (6.27%) JavaScript
3 26 (6.27%) C#
4 19 (4.58%) VBA
4 19 (4.58%) VBScript
5 17 (4.10%) Python
6 15 (3.61%) VB
7 14 (3.37%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.17%) Ruby
9 9 (2.17%) C
10 8 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.72%) C++
12 3 (0.72%) Delphi
12 3 (0.72%) Perl
12 3 (0.72%) PHP
13 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.48%) Korn
Qualifications
1 86 (20.72%) ISEB
2 60 (14.46%) ISTQB
3 33 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 29 (6.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (5.30%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.58%) Degree
7 18 (4.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 16 (3.86%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (1.93%) Siebel Certification
11 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.72%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.48%) ACCA
13 2 (0.48%) CIMA
13 2 (0.48%) CISSP
13 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.48%) PMP
13 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.48%) CEH
13 2 (0.48%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (20.24%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) FATCA
3 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) UCITS
4 2 (0.48%) EMIR
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (2.17%) Nmap
2 4 (0.96%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.96%) KVM
3 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.17%) Nessus
2 8 (1.93%) Control-M
3 4 (0.96%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.48%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 180 (43.37%) HP
2 81 (19.52%) Oracle
3 49 (11.81%) Microsoft
4 31 (7.47%) SAP
5 27 (6.51%) Murex
6 16 (3.86%) Siebel
7 11 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.41%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.93%) Sybase
10 7 (1.69%) Trayport
10 7 (1.69%) Actimize
10 7 (1.69%) Citrix
11 6 (1.45%) VMware
11 6 (1.45%) IBM
12 5 (1.20%) Calypso
12 5 (1.20%) Cisco
12 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.20%) Remedy
13 4 (0.96%) Juniper
13 4 (0.96%) Fiserv
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £515 per day
Posted: 24 days ago