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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 238 226 200
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 164 174 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.80% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.62% 11.93% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 113 137
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£375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £147.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +883.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-80.48% +244.44%
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
1705 1459 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 6.71% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 954 819
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 28
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -10 35 £373 -19.45% 6
Docklands, London +8 2 - -
Paddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 154 (41.29%) SQL
2 150 (40.21%) HP
3 131 (35.12%) Finance
4 130 (34.85%) Banking
5 108 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 94 (25.20%) JIRA
7 93 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (22.52%) Test Strategy
9 81 (21.72%) Test Scripting
10 74 (19.84%) ISEB
11 70 (18.77%) QA
12 64 (17.16%) Oracle
12 64 (17.16%) Software Testing
13 60 (16.09%) Investment Banking
14 57 (15.28%) Test Management
15 53 (14.21%) Regression Testing
16 50 (13.40%) ISTQB
17 48 (12.87%) MS Excel
18 44 (11.80%) .NET
19 43 (11.53%) ETL
19 43 (11.53%) QuickTest Pro
19 43 (11.53%) Project Management
20 42 (11.26%) Microsoft
20 42 (11.26%) Test Automation
21 39 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
22 37 (9.92%) SQL Server
23 36 (9.65%) Java
24 35 (9.38%) Windows
25 34 (9.12%) XML
25 34 (9.12%) LoadRunner

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (2.68%) SharePoint
1 10 (2.68%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.27%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.27%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.85%) MS Office
3 17 (4.56%) MS Visio
4 16 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.68%) Summit
3 7 (1.88%) ZaiNet
3 7 (1.88%) Endur
4 6 (1.61%) Markit EDM
5 5 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (1.07%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (1.07%) SAP APO
6 4 (1.07%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.54%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.54%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.07%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.68%) Wireshark
2 7 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.61%) FTP
4 5 (1.34%) SAN
5 4 (1.07%) HTTP
6 3 (0.80%) DVB
6 3 (0.80%) RTSP
7 2 (0.54%) Multicast
7 2 (0.54%) Internet
7 2 (0.54%) 3G
7 2 (0.54%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.27%) Network Security
8 1 (0.27%) 4G
8 1 (0.27%) SS7
8 1 (0.27%) ISUP
8 1 (0.27%) INAP
8 1 (0.27%) DAB
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) DNS
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (2.41%) DataStage
4 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.14%) Siebel EIM
6 7 (1.88%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.34%) QlikView
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.80%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.54%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.54%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 94 (25.20%) JIRA
2 43 (11.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 34 (9.12%) LoadRunner
4 22 (5.90%) Subversion
5 17 (4.56%) Selenium
6 13 (3.49%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (3.49%) TestDirector
7 11 (2.95%) SoapUI
7 11 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.68%) JUnit
9 9 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (2.41%) ClearCase
10 8 (2.14%) ClearQuest
10 8 (2.14%) eggPlant
11 7 (1.88%) DbUnit
12 6 (1.61%) NeoLoad
13 5 (1.34%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (1.34%) TestComplete
14 4 (1.07%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
General
1 131 (35.12%) Finance
2 130 (34.85%) Banking
3 60 (16.09%) Investment Banking
4 22 (5.90%) Retail
5 16 (4.29%) Front Office
6 11 (2.95%) Back Office
7 9 (2.41%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.80%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) International Banking
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (37.27%) Analyst
2 115 (30.83%) Test Analyst
3 65 (17.43%) Test Manager
4 48 (12.87%) Tester
5 29 (7.77%) Developer
6 25 (6.70%) Test Leader
7 21 (5.63%) Test Engineer
8 19 (5.09%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.29%) Consultant
10 13 (3.49%) QA Analyst
11 11 (2.95%) QA Tester
11 11 (2.95%) QA Test Analyst
12 10 (2.68%) Senior Test Analyst
12 10 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.41%) Siebel Developer
14 8 (2.14%) Test Consultant
14 8 (2.14%) Integration Engineer
14 8 (2.14%) QA Engineer
14 8 (2.14%) Release Manager
14 8 (2.14%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.80%) .NET
2 34 (9.12%) XML
3 15 (4.02%) Web Services
4 14 (3.75%) HTML
4 14 (3.75%) JSON
5 10 (2.68%) REST
5 10 (2.68%) FpML
6 9 (2.41%) FIXML
6 9 (2.41%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.14%) JSP
7 8 (2.14%) jQuery
8 5 (1.34%) SOAP
9 4 (1.07%) Middleware
10 3 (0.80%) XML Messaging
10 3 (0.80%) CSS
10 3 (0.80%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.54%) WPF
11 2 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.70%) Fixed Income
3 22 (5.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (4.83%) Derivative
5 13 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.22%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.95%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.68%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.41%) MPEG
9 9 (2.41%) STB
10 7 (1.88%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.61%) Wiki
11 6 (1.61%) Equities
12 5 (1.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.34%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.34%) Reference Data
12 5 (1.34%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.34%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.38%) Windows
2 33 (8.85%) UNIX
3 19 (5.09%) Linux
4 7 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.34%) AIX
6 4 (1.07%) Solaris
6 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.80%) Android
7 3 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
2 93 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (22.52%) Test Strategy
4 81 (21.72%) Test Scripting
5 64 (17.16%) Software Testing
6 57 (15.28%) Test Management
7 53 (14.21%) Regression Testing
8 43 (11.53%) ETL
8 43 (11.53%) Project Management
9 42 (11.26%) Test Automation
10 30 (8.04%) Waterfall
11 29 (7.77%) Test Planning
11 29 (7.77%) Migration
12 27 (7.24%) Business Analysis
13 25 (6.70%) Manual Testing
14 24 (6.43%) Validation
15 21 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (5.63%) ITIL
16 20 (5.36%) Risk Management
16 20 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 154 (41.29%) SQL
2 36 (9.65%) Java
3 25 (6.70%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.63%) C#
5 20 (5.36%) VBA
6 17 (4.56%) Python
7 14 (3.75%) VBScript
7 14 (3.75%) VB
7 14 (3.75%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.22%) Ruby
8 12 (3.22%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.95%) C
10 9 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.61%) C++
11 6 (1.61%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.80%) Perl
12 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) Korn
13 1 (0.27%) SQR
Qualifications
1 74 (19.84%) ISEB
2 50 (13.40%) ISTQB
3 27 (7.24%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.17%) Degree
5 22 (5.90%) ISEB Practitioner
6 21 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (5.09%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.41%) Siebel Certification
9 7 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.54%) OSCP
10 2 (0.54%) CISSP
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.54%) CEH
10 2 (0.54%) MCITP
11 1 (0.27%) VCP4
11 1 (0.27%) CBAP
11 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (18.77%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.34%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.34%) FATCA
3 2 (0.54%) EMIR
3 2 (0.54%) UCITS
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) Basel II
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Nmap
2 4 (1.07%) KVM
2 4 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.54%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.27%) NFS
4 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.41%) Control-M
2 5 (1.34%) Nessus
3 4 (1.07%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.54%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 150 (40.21%) HP
2 64 (17.16%) Oracle
3 42 (11.26%) Microsoft
4 29 (7.77%) Murex
5 28 (7.51%) SAP
6 16 (4.29%) Siebel
7 11 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.68%) Bloomberg
8 10 (2.68%) Trayport
9 8 (2.14%) Sybase
9 8 (2.14%) Citrix
10 7 (1.88%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.61%) Calypso
11 6 (1.61%) Remedy
12 5 (1.34%) Informatica
12 5 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.34%) VMware
12 5 (1.34%) IBM
13 4 (1.07%) Trillium
13 4 (1.07%) SunGard
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