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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 223 215 197
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 179 188 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.86% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.51% 11.85% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 133 133
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£389 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
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
1703 1587 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.11% 7.27% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1073 759
Average daily rate £450 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 44
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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 January 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 January 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 -5 40 £375 -21.87% 9
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Paddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 176 (43.78%) HP
2 158 (39.30%) SQL
3 144 (35.82%) Finance
4 134 (33.33%) Banking
5 126 (31.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 103 (25.62%) JIRA
7 97 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (22.39%) Test Scripting
9 82 (20.40%) ISEB
10 80 (19.90%) Test Strategy
11 75 (18.66%) Software Testing
12 72 (17.91%) QA
13 70 (17.41%) Oracle
14 64 (15.92%) Investment Banking
15 62 (15.42%) Test Management
16 53 (13.18%) .NET
16 53 (13.18%) ISTQB
17 52 (12.94%) Regression Testing
18 51 (12.69%) MS Excel
19 47 (11.69%) QuickTest Pro
19 47 (11.69%) Test Automation
20 45 (11.19%) Project Management
21 44 (10.95%) Microsoft
22 42 (10.45%) ETL
23 41 (10.20%) SQL Server
24 39 (9.70%) UNIX
25 37 (9.20%) MS Office
26 36 (8.96%) Windows
26 36 (8.96%) XML
26 36 (8.96%) LoadRunner

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (2.49%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.24%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.75%) Confluence
5 2 (0.50%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP EP
Applications
1 51 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.20%) MS Office
3 21 (5.22%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (3.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.49%) Summit
3 7 (1.74%) ZaiNet
3 7 (1.74%) Endur
4 6 (1.49%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.00%) SAP APO
5 4 (1.00%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.50%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.98%) Wireshark
2 8 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.49%) FTP
4 4 (1.00%) DVB
4 4 (1.00%) SSL
4 4 (1.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.00%) SAN
5 3 (0.75%) Internet
6 2 (0.50%) 3G
6 2 (0.50%) HTTP
6 2 (0.50%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.50%) Multicast
7 1 (0.25%) RTSP
7 1 (0.25%) 4G
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) LDAP
7 1 (0.25%) GPRS
7 1 (0.25%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.22%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.99%) Siebel EIM
7 7 (1.74%) DataStage
8 6 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.75%) DB2
10 2 (0.50%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.50%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 103 (25.62%) JIRA
2 47 (11.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (8.96%) LoadRunner
4 22 (5.47%) Subversion
5 21 (5.22%) Selenium
6 16 (3.98%) Rational DOORS
7 15 (3.73%) SoapUI
8 14 (3.48%) TestDirector
9 13 (3.23%) JUnit
10 12 (2.99%) ClearCase
11 11 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (2.49%) DbUnit
13 9 (2.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (1.99%) ClearQuest
15 7 (1.74%) TestComplete
16 6 (1.49%) eggPlant
16 6 (1.49%) NeoLoad
17 5 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
17 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
17 5 (1.24%) Bugzilla
General
1 144 (35.82%) Finance
2 134 (33.33%) Banking
3 64 (15.92%) Investment Banking
4 23 (5.72%) Retail
5 15 (3.73%) Front Office
6 13 (3.23%) Back Office
7 8 (1.99%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.75%) Legal
10 3 (0.75%) Games
11 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.25%) International Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 145 (36.07%) Analyst
2 116 (28.86%) Test Analyst
3 67 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 55 (13.68%) Tester
5 30 (7.46%) Test Leader
6 28 (6.97%) Developer
7 23 (5.72%) Test Engineer
8 21 (5.22%) Business Analyst
9 12 (2.99%) Consultant
9 12 (2.99%) QA Tester
10 11 (2.74%) QA Analyst
10 11 (2.74%) Integration Engineer
10 11 (2.74%) Defect Manager
11 10 (2.49%) QA Test Analyst
11 10 (2.49%) Senior Test Analyst
11 10 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (2.49%) Manual Tester
12 9 (2.24%) Junior
12 9 (2.24%) Siebel Developer
13 8 (1.99%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (13.18%) .NET
2 36 (8.96%) XML
3 20 (4.98%) Web Services
4 19 (4.73%) HTML
5 15 (3.73%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.23%) JSP
7 12 (2.99%) JSON
8 11 (2.74%) jQuery
9 10 (2.49%) FpML
10 9 (2.24%) REST
10 9 (2.24%) FIXML
11 8 (1.99%) Middleware
12 6 (1.49%) SOAP
13 2 (0.50%) XML Messaging
13 2 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (0.50%) WPF
13 2 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
14 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.47%) Fixed Income
2 22 (5.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (4.48%) Derivative
4 13 (3.23%) STB
5 11 (2.74%) MPEG
6 10 (2.49%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.24%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.74%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.49%) Wiki
11 5 (1.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.24%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.24%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.24%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.24%) DTV
11 5 (1.24%) Equities
12 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.70%) UNIX
2 36 (8.96%) Windows
3 25 (6.22%) Linux
4 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.49%) AIX
8 4 (1.00%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.00%) Android
9 3 (0.75%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (31.34%) User Acceptance Testing
2 97 (24.13%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (22.39%) Test Scripting
4 80 (19.90%) Test Strategy
5 75 (18.66%) Software Testing
6 62 (15.42%) Test Management
7 52 (12.94%) Regression Testing
8 47 (11.69%) Test Automation
9 45 (11.19%) Project Management
10 42 (10.45%) ETL
11 34 (8.46%) Migration
12 32 (7.96%) Waterfall
13 31 (7.71%) Test Planning
14 30 (7.46%) Integration Testing
15 29 (7.21%) Manual Testing
15 29 (7.21%) Business Analysis
16 25 (6.22%) Data Migration
17 24 (5.97%) Functional Testing
17 24 (5.97%) Validation
18 22 (5.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 158 (39.30%) SQL
2 32 (7.96%) Java
3 27 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 24 (5.97%) C#
5 18 (4.48%) VBA
5 18 (4.48%) Python
6 16 (3.98%) VBScript
7 14 (3.48%) VB
7 14 (3.48%) VB.NET
7 14 (3.48%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.99%) C
9 10 (2.49%) Ruby
10 8 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.24%) C++
12 5 (1.24%) Perl
13 2 (0.50%) Delphi
13 2 (0.50%) Korn
14 1 (0.25%) SQR
14 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (20.40%) ISEB
2 53 (13.18%) ISTQB
3 31 (7.71%) Security Cleared
4 26 (6.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (5.47%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.98%) ISEB Practitioner
7 19 (4.73%) Degree
8 10 (2.49%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.24%) Siebel Certification
9 9 (2.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.75%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.50%) CIMA
12 2 (0.50%) ACCA
12 2 (0.50%) CISSP
12 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.50%) PMP
12 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (17.91%) QA
2 5 (1.24%) FATCA
2 5 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.50%) UCITS
3 2 (0.50%) EMIR
4 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 14443
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (1.99%) Nmap
2 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.00%) KVM
3 3 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.24%) Control-M
2 8 (1.99%) Nessus
3 4 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.50%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 176 (43.78%) HP
2 70 (17.41%) Oracle
3 44 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 32 (7.96%) SAP
5 30 (7.46%) Murex
6 16 (3.98%) Siebel
7 11 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.49%) Bloomberg
8 10 (2.49%) Trayport
9 9 (2.24%) Sybase
10 7 (1.74%) Citrix
10 7 (1.74%) VMware
11 6 (1.49%) Remedy
11 6 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (1.49%) Calypso
11 6 (1.49%) Cisco
11 6 (1.49%) IBM
11 6 (1.49%) Actimize
12 5 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.24%) Informatica
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