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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 232 219 160
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -59
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 193 225 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.89% 1.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.17% 13.49% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 168 221
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£400 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% +1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £48.84 £41.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +62.50%
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
1898 1668 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.82% 6.62% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1107 1063
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 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.77 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £90.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +16 54 £448 +7.83% 11
Docklands, London - 2 £544 -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 167 (45.50%) HP
2 142 (38.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 126 (34.33%) Test Scripting
4 106 (28.88%) Banking
5 104 (28.34%) Finance
6 102 (27.79%) SQL
7 89 (24.25%) ISEB
8 82 (22.34%) JIRA
9 79 (21.53%) QA
10 72 (19.62%) ISTQB
11 71 (19.35%) Software Testing
12 70 (19.07%) Oracle
13 62 (16.89%) Test Automation
14 55 (14.99%) Test Management
15 54 (14.71%) Investment Banking
16 50 (13.62%) QuickTest Pro
17 46 (12.53%) Microsoft
17 46 (12.53%) Test Strategy
18 44 (11.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 43 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
20 42 (11.44%) .NET
20 42 (11.44%) UNIX
20 42 (11.44%) Integration Testing
21 40 (10.90%) XML
21 40 (10.90%) Regression Testing
22 35 (9.54%) Selenium
22 35 (9.54%) MS Excel
23 32 (8.72%) MS Office
24 31 (8.45%) Migration
25 30 (8.17%) System Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.18%) Confluence
2 8 (2.18%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.36%) Apache
4 4 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.82%) CMS
6 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.54%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.27%) DNN
7 1 (0.27%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.27%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.72%) MS Office
3 17 (4.63%) MS Visio
4 15 (4.09%) MS Project
5 6 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (2.45%) SAP APO
3 8 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.36%) ION MarketView
5 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.82%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.82%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.82%) Siebel Analytics
6 3 (0.82%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.54%) Summit
7 2 (0.54%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.27%) RMDS
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
1 1 (0.27%) GitHub
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
1 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.18%) Internet
2 7 (1.91%) Wireshark
3 5 (1.36%) 4G
3 5 (1.36%) 3G
3 5 (1.36%) 2G
4 4 (1.09%) DVB
4 4 (1.09%) SSL
5 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.82%) SAN
6 2 (0.54%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.18%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.09%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (3.54%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.72%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.18%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.63%) QlikView
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.82%) OLAP
9 3 (0.82%) Siebel EIM
10 2 (0.54%) MySQL
10 2 (0.54%) DB2
11 1 (0.27%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 82 (22.34%) JIRA
2 50 (13.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 35 (9.54%) Selenium
4 23 (6.27%) LoadRunner
5 19 (5.18%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.63%) SoapUI
7 15 (4.09%) Bugzilla
8 12 (3.27%) TestDirector
9 11 (3.00%) Maven
9 11 (3.00%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.72%) FitNesse
11 9 (2.45%) Toad
11 9 (2.45%) Ant
12 8 (2.18%) JUnit
12 8 (2.18%) Subversion
13 7 (1.91%) TestComplete
14 6 (1.63%) Apache Ivy
14 6 (1.63%) eggPlant
15 4 (1.09%) JMeter
General
1 106 (28.88%) Banking
2 104 (28.34%) Finance
3 54 (14.71%) Investment Banking
4 24 (6.54%) Retail
5 17 (4.63%) Back Office
6 10 (2.72%) Legal
6 10 (2.72%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.18%) Front Office
8 7 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.91%) Games
9 4 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.82%) Billing
10 3 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (37.87%) Analyst
2 114 (31.06%) Test Analyst
3 64 (17.44%) Tester
4 45 (12.26%) Test Manager
5 36 (9.81%) Test Leader
6 21 (5.72%) Test Engineer
6 21 (5.72%) Business Analyst
7 19 (5.18%) Consultant
8 17 (4.63%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (3.54%) Coordinator
9 13 (3.54%) Senior Test Analyst
10 12 (3.27%) Junior
11 11 (3.00%) QA Analyst
11 11 (3.00%) QA Tester
12 10 (2.72%) Developer
13 9 (2.45%) Automation Tester
13 9 (2.45%) Integration Engineer
14 8 (2.18%) Systems Tester
14 8 (2.18%) Manual Tester
14 8 (2.18%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.44%) .NET
2 40 (10.90%) XML
3 24 (6.54%) Web Services
4 14 (3.81%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.81%) Middleware
5 12 (3.27%) HTML
5 12 (3.27%) SOAP
5 12 (3.27%) JSON
6 8 (2.18%) REST
6 8 (2.18%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.36%) WAP
7 5 (1.36%) JSP
7 5 (1.36%) J2ME
8 4 (1.09%) JMS
8 4 (1.09%) J2EE
8 4 (1.09%) jQuery
8 4 (1.09%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.82%) Velocity
9 3 (0.82%) XSLT
9 3 (0.82%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.63%) Derivative
1 17 (4.63%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.27%) Fixed Income
3 12 (3.27%) STB
4 11 (3.00%) SWIFT
4 11 (3.00%) Equities
5 9 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.45%) Handset
6 8 (2.18%) MPEG
6 8 (2.18%) Wiki
7 7 (1.91%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (1.36%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.36%) NHS
9 4 (1.09%) Smartcard
9 4 (1.09%) FMCG
9 4 (1.09%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.44%) UNIX
2 24 (6.54%) Linux
3 21 (5.72%) Windows
4 8 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.36%) Android
5 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.09%) AIX
7 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (38.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 126 (34.33%) Test Scripting
3 71 (19.35%) Software Testing
4 62 (16.89%) Test Automation
5 55 (14.99%) Test Management
6 46 (12.53%) Test Strategy
7 43 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (11.44%) Integration Testing
9 40 (10.90%) Regression Testing
10 31 (8.45%) Migration
11 30 (8.17%) System Testing
12 27 (7.36%) Project Management
13 26 (7.08%) Waterfall
14 25 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (6.81%) Scrum
15 23 (6.27%) Data Migration
16 22 (5.99%) Automated Testing
17 21 (5.72%) TDD
17 21 (5.72%) Manual Testing
18 20 (5.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 102 (27.79%) SQL
2 25 (6.81%) Java
3 24 (6.54%) C#
4 22 (5.99%) Shell Script
5 19 (5.18%) Python
6 14 (3.81%) VBA
7 13 (3.54%) VBScript
8 12 (3.27%) VB
9 10 (2.72%) Perl
10 9 (2.45%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.18%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.18%) Ruby
12 6 (1.63%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.36%) C
13 5 (1.36%) C++
14 4 (1.09%) PHP
15 3 (0.82%) Delphi
16 2 (0.54%) AWK
16 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (24.25%) ISEB
2 72 (19.62%) ISTQB
3 44 (11.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (6.81%) Security Cleared
5 18 (4.90%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.63%) Degree
7 11 (3.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.82%) CBAP
9 3 (0.82%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.54%) CIMA
10 2 (0.54%) ACCA
10 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.27%) PMP
11 1 (0.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (21.53%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) Basel III
2 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (1.91%) NDS
2 6 (1.63%) Nmap
3 3 (0.82%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) Nessus
2 3 (0.82%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (0.82%) SCCM
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.27%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 167 (45.50%) HP
2 70 (19.07%) Oracle
3 46 (12.53%) Microsoft
4 29 (7.90%) SAP
5 15 (4.09%) Siebel
6 9 (2.45%) Cisco
7 8 (2.18%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.18%) Sun
8 6 (1.63%) Murex
8 6 (1.63%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.63%) Actimize
8 6 (1.63%) ION Trading
8 6 (1.63%) Green Hat
9 5 (1.36%) MarketAxess
9 5 (1.36%) Apple
9 5 (1.36%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.36%) IBM
9 5 (1.36%) Open Text
10 3 (0.82%) Mercator
10 3 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
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