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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 261 225 200
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -25
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 144 176 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.78% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.50% 10.33% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 131 160
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £228 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
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
1695 1704 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 7.53% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1173 945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.10 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £33.70 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 25 £469 +33.92% 9
Brentford +2 4 £450 -
Croydon -8 2 £444 +54.26%
Canary Wharf -9 2 £518 +3.50%
Docklands, London -2 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £210 -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 129 (41.88%) SQL
2 118 (38.31%) Finance
2 118 (38.31%) HP
3 95 (30.84%) JIRA
4 94 (30.52%) Banking
5 82 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (25.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 78 (25.32%) Test Scripting
7 66 (21.43%) QA
8 62 (20.13%) Test Strategy
9 55 (17.86%) Oracle
10 53 (17.21%) UNIX
11 46 (14.94%) ISEB
12 45 (14.61%) MS Excel
13 44 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 43 (13.96%) ISTQB
15 41 (13.31%) Regression Testing
15 41 (13.31%) Test Management
16 40 (12.99%) Investment Banking
16 40 (12.99%) Software Testing
17 39 (12.66%) Java
18 36 (11.69%) Test Automation
19 35 (11.36%) XML
20 34 (11.04%) QuickTest Pro
21 32 (10.39%) MS Office
21 32 (10.39%) Migration
22 31 (10.06%) ETL
22 31 (10.06%) Waterfall
23 30 (9.74%) SAP
23 30 (9.74%) .NET

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.95%) CMS
3 5 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.30%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.32%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.32%) FileNet
7 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
7 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Drupal
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 32 (10.39%) MS Office
3 8 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.95%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.30%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.97%) Endur
4 3 (0.97%) ZaiNet
5 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.65%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.32%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.32%) Summit
6 1 (0.32%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.32%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
1 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) HTTP
2 4 (1.30%) Wireshark
2 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.97%) Firewall
3 3 (0.97%) SAN
3 3 (0.97%) RTSP
4 2 (0.65%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.65%) LDAP
4 2 (0.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.65%) 3G
5 1 (0.32%) SS7
5 1 (0.32%) ISUP
5 1 (0.32%) INAP
5 1 (0.32%) DAB
5 1 (0.32%) DVB
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.60%) Siebel EIM
5 7 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.62%) DataStage
6 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.30%) OpenStack Swift
7 4 (1.30%) QlikView
7 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.30%) MySQL
8 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.65%) DB2
9 2 (0.65%) MS Access
10 1 (0.32%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 95 (30.84%) JIRA
2 34 (11.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (6.49%) LoadRunner
4 14 (4.55%) Selenium
5 13 (4.22%) Bugzilla
6 11 (3.57%) Subversion
7 9 (2.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (2.92%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.92%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.60%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.60%) JUnit
9 6 (1.95%) TestDirector
10 5 (1.62%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.30%) Metasploit
11 4 (1.30%) JMeter
11 4 (1.30%) ClearQuest
12 3 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
General
1 118 (38.31%) Finance
2 94 (30.52%) Banking
3 40 (12.99%) Investment Banking
4 18 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.84%) Retail
5 11 (3.57%) Billing
6 9 (2.92%) Front Office
7 8 (2.60%) Back Office
8 7 (2.27%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.30%) Legal
11 3 (0.97%) Games
11 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.32%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Local Government
13 1 (0.32%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (38.64%) Analyst
2 100 (32.47%) Test Analyst
3 55 (17.86%) Test Manager
4 42 (13.64%) Tester
5 35 (11.36%) Developer
6 14 (4.55%) QA Analyst
7 13 (4.22%) Business Analyst
7 13 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (4.22%) Test Leader
8 12 (3.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 12 (3.90%) Consultant
9 11 (3.57%) Junior
9 11 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 11 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.25%) SAP Test Manager
10 10 (3.25%) SAP Manager
10 10 (3.25%) Manual Tester
11 9 (2.92%) Siebel Developer
11 9 (2.92%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.36%) XML
2 30 (9.74%) .NET
3 24 (7.79%) Web Services
4 11 (3.57%) SOAP
5 9 (2.92%) HTML
5 9 (2.92%) JSON
6 7 (2.27%) REST
7 6 (1.95%) FpML
8 5 (1.62%) XBRL
8 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.62%) CSS
9 4 (1.30%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.30%) JSP
10 3 (0.97%) XML Messaging
10 3 (0.97%) FIXML
10 3 (0.97%) Middleware
10 3 (0.97%) J2EE
10 3 (0.97%) jQuery
11 1 (0.32%) SAP XI
11 1 (0.32%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (6.17%) Fixed Income
4 17 (5.52%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 11 (3.57%) Equities
6 11 (3.57%) MPEG
6 11 (3.57%) STB
6 11 (3.57%) Derivative
7 8 (2.60%) Open Source
8 7 (2.27%) SWIFT
8 7 (2.27%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.95%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.62%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.30%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.30%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.30%) Wiki
12 3 (0.97%) ASIC
12 3 (0.97%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.21%) UNIX
2 26 (8.44%) Windows
3 25 (8.12%) Linux
4 6 (1.95%) AIX
5 5 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.30%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.65%) Android
8 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (25.32%) User Acceptance Testing
2 78 (25.32%) Test Scripting
3 62 (20.13%) Test Strategy
4 41 (13.31%) Regression Testing
4 41 (13.31%) Test Management
5 40 (12.99%) Software Testing
6 36 (11.69%) Test Automation
7 32 (10.39%) Migration
8 31 (10.06%) ETL
8 31 (10.06%) Waterfall
9 29 (9.42%) Integration Testing
10 27 (8.77%) Validation
10 27 (8.77%) Scrum
11 25 (8.12%) Project Management
12 24 (7.79%) Test Planning
13 23 (7.47%) Performance Testing
14 21 (6.82%) Manual Testing
14 21 (6.82%) Use Case
15 20 (6.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 129 (41.88%) SQL
2 39 (12.66%) Java
3 19 (6.17%) Python
4 18 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.84%) C#
5 17 (5.52%) Shell Script
6 15 (4.87%) VBScript
6 15 (4.87%) VB
7 13 (4.22%) VB.NET
7 13 (4.22%) VBA
8 10 (3.25%) Ruby
9 9 (2.92%) C++
9 9 (2.92%) PHP
10 8 (2.60%) Perl
11 7 (2.27%) C
11 7 (2.27%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.32%) SQR
14 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 46 (14.94%) ISEB
2 43 (13.96%) ISTQB
3 26 (8.44%) Degree
4 22 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 22 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.22%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.92%) Siebel Certification
7 7 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.62%) CISSP
8 5 (1.62%) CEH
8 5 (1.62%) OSCP
8 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.65%) MCITP
10 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.32%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (21.43%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) EMIR
2 7 (2.27%) COREP
2 7 (2.27%) FINREP
3 5 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.30%) MiFID
4 4 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.97%) FATCA
6 2 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.32%) GxP
7 1 (0.32%) Basel III
7 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.95%) CORE IMPACT
1 6 (1.95%) Nmap
1 6 (1.95%) Nessus
2 4 (1.30%) WebInspect
3 3 (0.97%) Control-M
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 118 (38.31%) HP
2 55 (17.86%) Oracle
3 44 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 30 (9.74%) SAP
5 13 (4.22%) Siebel
6 8 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (2.60%) Murex
7 6 (1.95%) Trayport
8 5 (1.62%) Remedy
8 5 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.62%) Citrix
9 4 (1.30%) DataFlux
9 4 (1.30%) Sybase
9 4 (1.30%) IBM
9 4 (1.30%) Trillium
9 4 (1.30%) Informatica
9 4 (1.30%) VMware
10 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.97%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.97%) Microgen
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