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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 282 290 252
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 156 135 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 7.49% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 90 134
Median daily rate £406 £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.02% +18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
- +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £88.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £30.00 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -72.72%
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
2338 1802 1748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.26% 8.01% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1251 1195
Median daily rate £495 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 26
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.65 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £36.75 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +45 29 £425 -10.52% 4
Osterley - 6 £120 -
Hayes - 5 £425 -
Croydon -10 3 £411 -8.61%
Brentford +8 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £225 -
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 152 (46.06%) HP
2 140 (42.42%) Finance
3 113 (34.24%) SQL
4 106 (32.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 99 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 85 (25.76%) Banking
7 82 (24.85%) JIRA
8 78 (23.64%) ISEB
9 70 (21.21%) Defect Management
10 68 (20.61%) Test Management
11 66 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 64 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (18.48%) Microsoft
13 61 (18.48%) Oracle
14 60 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
15 53 (16.06%) MS Office
15 53 (16.06%) Test Strategy
15 53 (16.06%) Functional Testing
16 46 (13.94%) SQL Server
16 46 (13.94%) IBM
17 45 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
18 44 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
18 44 (13.33%) Regression Testing
19 42 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 39 (11.82%) HP UFT
21 38 (11.52%) Software Testing
21 38 (11.52%) QA
21 38 (11.52%) Integration Testing
22 37 (11.21%) SharePoint
23 36 (10.91%) Business Intelligence

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 37 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.82%) MQSeries
2 6 (1.82%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 5 (1.52%) SAS
4 2 (0.61%) CMS
4 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (16.06%) MS Office
2 29 (8.79%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.82%) MS Project
6 2 (0.61%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (8.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.21%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.21%) GitHub
1 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.42%) Firewall
1 8 (2.42%) NAS
1 8 (2.42%) SAN
1 8 (2.42%) VPN
2 6 (1.82%) DVB
2 6 (1.82%) FTP
2 6 (1.82%) HTTP
2 6 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 6 (1.82%) WinSCP
3 3 (0.91%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (0.61%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.30%) SSH
5 1 (0.30%) Telnet
5 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.42%) MySQL
6 6 (1.82%) Big Data
6 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 4 (1.21%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (1.21%) MS Access
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.30%) QlikView
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (24.85%) JIRA
2 39 (11.82%) HP UFT
3 30 (9.09%) Toad
4 29 (8.79%) LoadRunner
5 24 (7.27%) Selenium
6 14 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.64%) JMeter
8 11 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.73%) SoapUI
9 9 (2.73%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.42%) LSMW
10 8 (2.42%) NUnit
11 7 (2.12%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.12%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.12%) Zephyr
12 6 (1.82%) ClearCase
12 6 (1.82%) JUnit
12 6 (1.82%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.82%) TestDirector
12 6 (1.82%) XMLSpy
General
1 140 (42.42%) Finance
2 85 (25.76%) Banking
3 31 (9.39%) Investment Banking
4 26 (7.88%) Retail
5 14 (4.24%) Retail Banking
6 10 (3.03%) Front Office
7 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.52%) Games
9 4 (1.21%) Back Office
9 4 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.21%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.91%) Advertising
11 2 (0.61%) Billing
11 2 (0.61%) Law
11 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (45.45%) Analyst
2 139 (42.12%) Test Analyst
3 56 (16.97%) Test Manager
4 31 (9.39%) Tester
5 24 (7.27%) Banking Analyst
6 19 (5.76%) Test Engineer
7 17 (5.15%) Consultant
7 17 (5.15%) Software Analyst
7 17 (5.15%) Software Test Analyst
8 16 (4.85%) Test Leader
9 11 (3.33%) UAT Analyst
10 10 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.03%) FX Test Analyst
10 10 (3.03%) UAT Test Analyst
11 9 (2.73%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.73%) Developer
11 9 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.42%) Test Consultant
13 7 (2.12%) Programme Test Manager
13 7 (2.12%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.27%) XML
2 16 (4.85%) SOAP
3 15 (4.55%) .NET
4 13 (3.94%) Web Services
5 11 (3.33%) REST
6 10 (3.03%) Middleware
7 8 (2.42%) JSON
8 6 (1.82%) EDI
8 6 (1.82%) JMS
8 6 (1.82%) WSDL
8 6 (1.82%) XSD
8 6 (1.82%) XSL
8 6 (1.82%) XSLT
9 5 (1.52%) CSS
9 5 (1.52%) FpML
9 5 (1.52%) HTML
10 4 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.21%) CSS3
10 4 (1.21%) HTML5
10 4 (1.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (6.36%) Fixed Income
4 18 (5.45%) Derivative
5 10 (3.03%) Equities
5 10 (3.03%) STB
6 9 (2.73%) SWIFT
6 9 (2.73%) User Experience
7 8 (2.42%) IBM XIV
7 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.12%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.52%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.52%) Video on Demand
10 4 (1.21%) IPTV
10 4 (1.21%) MPEG
11 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.91%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.79%) Windows
2 28 (8.48%) Unix
3 13 (3.94%) Linux
4 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) CentOS
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (32.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 99 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 70 (21.21%) Defect Management
4 68 (20.61%) Test Management
5 64 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
7 53 (16.06%) Functional Testing
7 53 (16.06%) Test Strategy
8 45 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 44 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 38 (11.52%) Integration Testing
10 38 (11.52%) Software Testing
11 36 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (10.30%) Test Automation
13 29 (8.79%) Project Management
14 26 (7.88%) ETL
14 26 (7.88%) Test Planning
15 24 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (6.97%) Automated Testing
17 21 (6.36%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.24%) SQL
2 24 (7.27%) Java
3 17 (5.15%) VBScript
4 14 (4.24%) Python
5 12 (3.64%) VB
6 11 (3.33%) C#
7 6 (1.82%) ABAP
7 6 (1.82%) Ruby
7 6 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.52%) VBA
9 2 (0.61%) C
9 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) Scala
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (23.64%) ISEB
2 66 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 42 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 33 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.45%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.52%) Degree
8 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.52%) QA
2 7 (2.12%) SEPA
3 6 (1.82%) HL7
4 4 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.21%) EMIR
4 4 (1.21%) FATCA
5 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.61%) GxP
5 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.30%) FINREP
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.30%) MiFID
6 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) HDFS
2 1 (0.30%) KVM
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 152 (46.06%) HP
2 61 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 61 (18.48%) Oracle
3 46 (13.94%) IBM
4 30 (9.09%) Cognos
5 17 (5.15%) SAP
6 15 (4.55%) Murex
7 11 (3.33%) VMware
8 8 (2.42%) EMC
8 8 (2.42%) NetApp
8 8 (2.42%) Veritas
9 6 (1.82%) Remedy
9 6 (1.82%) Siebel
10 5 (1.52%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.21%) Sun
12 3 (0.91%) ATG
13 2 (0.61%) Guidewire
13 2 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.61%) Rally
14 1 (0.30%) New Relic
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