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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 320 262 255
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -7
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 116 174 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.74% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.62% 8.92% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 99 117
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £555 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £323
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.76%
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
2512 1950 1959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.34% 8.27% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1325 1258
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +11.68%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 14 £374 -13.33% 2
Croydon -10 7 £394 -12.50%
Osterley - 4 £334 -
Bromley -4 3 £450 +5.88%
Brentford -1 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 136 (47.06%) HP
2 100 (34.60%) Finance
3 98 (33.91%) Test Scripting
4 91 (31.49%) SQL
5 86 (29.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 83 (28.72%) JIRA
7 78 (26.99%) Defect Management
8 75 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (22.49%) Banking
10 63 (21.80%) Functional Testing
11 58 (20.07%) ISEB
12 55 (19.03%) Test Management
13 49 (16.96%) Microsoft
14 48 (16.61%) Software Testing
14 48 (16.61%) Non-Functional Testing
14 48 (16.61%) Test Strategy
15 44 (15.22%) ISTQB
15 44 (15.22%) MS Office
16 43 (14.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 42 (14.53%) Oracle
18 38 (13.15%) System Integration Testing
19 37 (12.80%) Test Planning
19 37 (12.80%) Regression Testing
20 36 (12.46%) Unix
20 36 (12.46%) Selenium
21 35 (12.11%) MS Excel
22 34 (11.76%) Java
23 33 (11.42%) Project Management
23 33 (11.42%) Integration Testing
24 32 (11.07%) Test Automation

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.77%) Confluence
3 6 (2.08%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 6 (2.08%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.38%) CMS
4 4 (1.38%) SAS
5 3 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.04%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (15.22%) MS Office
2 35 (12.11%) MS Excel
3 16 (5.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.15%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.73%) MS Project
6 2 (0.69%) Mingle
6 2 (0.69%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (4.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.04%) Sonata
3 2 (0.69%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.38%) GitHub
2 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.46%) DVB
2 9 (3.11%) Firewall
3 7 (2.42%) NAS
3 7 (2.42%) SAN
3 7 (2.42%) VPN
4 6 (2.08%) FTP
4 6 (2.08%) HTTP
4 6 (2.08%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.08%) WinSCP
5 4 (1.38%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.04%) Internet
7 2 (0.69%) ATM
7 2 (0.69%) DNS
8 1 (0.35%) LDAP
8 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.35%) SSH
8 1 (0.35%) Telnet
8 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.69%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (8.30%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.11%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.42%) MySQL
4 7 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.08%) Big Data
5 6 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (1.73%) MS Access
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.69%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Impala
9 1 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 83 (28.72%) JIRA
2 36 (12.46%) Selenium
3 32 (11.07%) LoadRunner
4 22 (7.61%) HP UFT
5 15 (5.19%) Toad
6 14 (4.84%) WebDriver
7 13 (4.50%) JMeter
7 13 (4.50%) SoapUI
7 13 (4.50%) TestDirector
8 11 (3.81%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.46%) Selenium IDE
10 9 (3.11%) JUnit
10 9 (3.11%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.11%) Zephyr
11 8 (2.77%) Bugzilla
12 7 (2.42%) NUnit
12 7 (2.42%) Sahi
12 7 (2.42%) WATIR
13 6 (2.08%) ClearCase
13 6 (2.08%) LSMW
General
1 100 (34.60%) Finance
2 65 (22.49%) Banking
3 23 (7.96%) Investment Banking
4 22 (7.61%) Retail
5 14 (4.84%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.73%) Front Office
9 4 (1.38%) Games
9 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.04%) Legal
11 2 (0.69%) Billing
11 2 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 106 (36.68%) Analyst
2 90 (31.14%) Test Analyst
3 55 (19.03%) Test Manager
4 35 (12.11%) Tester
5 23 (7.96%) Test Engineer
6 15 (5.19%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.84%) Consultant
7 14 (4.84%) UAT Analyst
8 13 (4.50%) Test Leader
9 12 (4.15%) Defect Manager
9 12 (4.15%) UAT Test Analyst
10 10 (3.46%) SAP Manager
10 10 (3.46%) SAP Test Manager
11 9 (3.11%) Developer
11 9 (3.11%) Software Analyst
11 9 (3.11%) Software Test Analyst
12 8 (2.77%) Manual Tester
13 6 (2.08%) Test Consultant
13 6 (2.08%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.30%) XML
2 21 (7.27%) SOAP
3 18 (6.23%) Web Services
4 13 (4.50%) .NET
5 9 (3.11%) JSON
5 9 (3.11%) Middleware
5 9 (3.11%) REST
6 7 (2.42%) HTML
7 6 (2.08%) EDI
7 6 (2.08%) JMS
7 6 (2.08%) WSDL
7 6 (2.08%) XSD
7 6 (2.08%) XSL
7 6 (2.08%) XSLT
8 4 (1.38%) RESTful
9 3 (1.04%) J2EE
10 2 (0.69%) Flash
11 1 (0.35%) CSS
11 1 (0.35%) JSP
11 1 (0.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.27%) STB
3 11 (3.81%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.46%) Credit Risk
4 10 (3.46%) Derivative
5 9 (3.11%) Equities
6 8 (2.77%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.42%) IBM XIV
7 7 (2.42%) MPEG
7 7 (2.42%) User Experience
8 6 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.73%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.73%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.73%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.38%) EPoS
10 4 (1.38%) IPTV
10 4 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (1.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.46%) Unix
2 21 (7.27%) Windows
3 20 (6.92%) Linux
4 3 (1.04%) Android
4 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) CentOS
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (33.91%) Test Scripting
2 86 (29.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 78 (26.99%) Defect Management
4 75 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (21.80%) Functional Testing
6 55 (19.03%) Test Management
7 48 (16.61%) Non-Functional Testing
7 48 (16.61%) Software Testing
7 48 (16.61%) Test Strategy
8 38 (13.15%) System Integration Testing
9 37 (12.80%) Regression Testing
9 37 (12.80%) Test Planning
10 33 (11.42%) Integration Testing
10 33 (11.42%) Project Management
11 32 (11.07%) Test Automation
12 25 (8.65%) Waterfall
13 24 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (7.96%) Automated Testing
14 23 (7.96%) BDD
15 21 (7.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 91 (31.49%) SQL
2 34 (11.76%) Java
3 22 (7.61%) Python
4 16 (5.54%) VBScript
5 8 (2.77%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.77%) VB
5 8 (2.77%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.08%) C
6 6 (2.08%) Ruby
7 5 (1.73%) ABAP
8 4 (1.38%) VBA
9 3 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.69%) C#
10 2 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.35%) Scala
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (20.07%) ISEB
2 44 (15.22%) ISTQB
3 43 (14.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 29 (10.03%) Security Cleared
5 23 (7.96%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.42%) Degree
7 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.38%) QA
2 7 (2.42%) SEPA
3 6 (2.08%) HL7
4 5 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.38%) FATCA
5 4 (1.38%) GxP
6 3 (1.04%) EMIR
7 2 (0.69%) Basel III
7 2 (0.69%) COREP
7 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.69%) SLA
7 2 (0.69%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.35%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.35%) FINREP
8 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) HDFS
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 136 (47.06%) HP
2 49 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 42 (14.53%) Oracle
4 27 (9.34%) IBM
5 17 (5.88%) SAP
6 13 (4.50%) Cognos
7 9 (3.11%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.11%) VMware
8 7 (2.42%) EMC
8 7 (2.42%) Guidewire
8 7 (2.42%) NetApp
8 7 (2.42%) Remedy
8 7 (2.42%) Veritas
9 4 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.38%) Siebel
10 3 (1.04%) Murex
10 3 (1.04%) Thunderhead
10 3 (1.04%) TSYS
11 2 (0.69%) ATG
11 2 (0.69%) Sony