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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 228 231 171
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -60
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 209 213 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 0.86% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.15% 12.21% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 152 190
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £99.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +372.97%
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
1875 1744 1407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.00% 7.04% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1210 904
Average daily rate £450 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 57
Average hourly rate £22.25 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £15.10 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £39.72 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.47%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +30 53 £450 - 12
Croydon -13 2 £388 -13.88%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Edgware - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 185 (46.02%) HP
2 138 (34.33%) Banking
3 137 (34.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 135 (33.58%) Finance
5 134 (33.33%) SQL
6 108 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (25.62%) Test Scripting
8 95 (23.63%) JIRA
9 90 (22.39%) ISEB
10 83 (20.65%) QA
10 83 (20.65%) Software Testing
11 74 (18.41%) Test Strategy
12 72 (17.91%) Investment Banking
12 72 (17.91%) Oracle
13 68 (16.92%) Test Management
14 64 (15.92%) ISTQB
15 53 (13.18%) Test Automation
16 51 (12.69%) .NET
17 48 (11.94%) QuickTest Pro
18 44 (10.95%) MS Excel
18 44 (10.95%) Project Management
19 43 (10.70%) Regression Testing
20 42 (10.45%) Microsoft
21 37 (9.20%) XML
22 36 (8.96%) MS Office
23 35 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (8.46%) LoadRunner
25 33 (8.21%) UNIX
26 32 (7.96%) ETL
26 32 (7.96%) Migration

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.75%) CMS
3 3 (0.75%) Confluence
4 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.50%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.25%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.25%) DNN
5 1 (0.25%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.96%) MS Office
3 26 (6.47%) MS Visio
4 20 (4.98%) MS Project
5 12 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.98%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.99%) Summit
3 9 (2.24%) SAP APO
4 6 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.49%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (1.00%) Markit EDM
5 4 (1.00%) ZaiNet
5 4 (1.00%) Endur
6 3 (0.75%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.50%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.25%) Agresso
8 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (0.25%) GitHub
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.98%) Wireshark
2 7 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.49%) FTP
4 5 (1.24%) DVB
4 5 (1.24%) SSL
4 5 (1.24%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.24%) SAN
5 2 (0.50%) Internet
5 2 (0.50%) Multicast
6 1 (0.25%) 3G
6 1 (0.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.24%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.24%) QlikView
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.00%) DataStage
7 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.75%) Siebel EIM
8 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.50%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.50%) DB2
10 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 95 (23.63%) JIRA
2 48 (11.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 34 (8.46%) LoadRunner
4 25 (6.22%) Selenium
5 21 (5.22%) Subversion
6 17 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.98%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (3.98%) SoapUI
8 14 (3.48%) TestDirector
9 12 (2.99%) JUnit
9 12 (2.99%) ClearCase
10 10 (2.49%) DbUnit
10 10 (2.49%) Bugzilla
11 9 (2.24%) TestComplete
12 6 (1.49%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.49%) NeoLoad
13 5 (1.24%) eggPlant
13 5 (1.24%) ClearQuest
13 5 (1.24%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 138 (34.33%) Banking
2 135 (33.58%) Finance
3 72 (17.91%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.73%) Retail
5 18 (4.48%) Back Office
6 14 (3.48%) Front Office
7 7 (1.74%) Legal
8 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Marketing
11 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 149 (37.06%) Analyst
2 109 (27.11%) Test Analyst
3 64 (15.92%) Test Manager
3 64 (15.92%) Tester
4 33 (8.21%) Test Leader
5 27 (6.72%) Business Analyst
6 24 (5.97%) Test Engineer
7 16 (3.98%) QA Analyst
7 16 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (3.73%) Developer
9 14 (3.48%) Consultant
10 13 (3.23%) QA Tester
11 12 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
11 12 (2.99%) Defect Manager
12 11 (2.74%) Automation Tester
13 10 (2.49%) QA Test Analyst
13 10 (2.49%) Integration Engineer
13 10 (2.49%) Coordinator
14 8 (1.99%) Junior
14 8 (1.99%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.69%) .NET
2 37 (9.20%) XML
3 17 (4.23%) HTML
4 14 (3.48%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.48%) JSON
5 13 (3.23%) Web Services
6 12 (2.99%) Middleware
6 12 (2.99%) JSP
7 11 (2.74%) jQuery
8 7 (1.74%) FpML
8 7 (1.74%) REST
9 6 (1.49%) SOAP
9 6 (1.49%) FIXML
10 3 (0.75%) XML Messaging
11 2 (0.50%) HTML5
11 2 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.50%) WPF
11 2 (0.50%) BAPI
12 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.72%) Derivative
3 20 (4.98%) Fixed Income
4 17 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.49%) STB
6 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.24%) MPEG
6 9 (2.24%) Wiki
7 8 (1.99%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.74%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.74%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (1.24%) FMCG
10 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.00%) Equities
10 4 (1.00%) User Experience
11 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.21%) UNIX
2 25 (6.22%) Windows
3 23 (5.72%) Linux
4 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.24%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.24%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.24%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.50%) AIX
7 2 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (34.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 108 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (25.62%) Test Scripting
4 83 (20.65%) Software Testing
5 74 (18.41%) Test Strategy
6 68 (16.92%) Test Management
7 53 (13.18%) Test Automation
8 44 (10.95%) Project Management
9 43 (10.70%) Regression Testing
10 32 (7.96%) ETL
10 32 (7.96%) Migration
11 30 (7.46%) Test Planning
12 29 (7.21%) Manual Testing
12 29 (7.21%) Business Analysis
13 28 (6.97%) Integration Testing
13 28 (6.97%) Waterfall
14 26 (6.47%) Data Migration
15 24 (5.97%) Validation
16 23 (5.72%) CRM
16 23 (5.72%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (33.33%) SQL
2 27 (6.72%) Java
3 26 (6.47%) C#
4 20 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.73%) Python
6 18 (4.48%) VBA
7 14 (3.48%) VBScript
8 13 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.74%) Ruby
10 9 (2.24%) VB
10 9 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.49%) C
13 4 (1.00%) PHP
13 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.75%) Perl
14 3 (0.75%) C++
14 3 (0.75%) Delphi
15 2 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (22.39%) ISEB
2 64 (15.92%) ISTQB
3 31 (7.71%) Security Cleared
4 25 (6.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (5.72%) Degree
6 22 (5.47%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.73%) ISEB Practitioner
8 17 (4.23%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (1.00%) CBAP
11 3 (0.75%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.50%) PMP
12 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.50%) CIMA
12 2 (0.50%) ACCA
13 1 (0.25%) CCA
13 1 (0.25%) CISSP
13 1 (0.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (20.65%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) FATCA
2 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.50%) UCITS
2 2 (0.50%) EMIR
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) Basel II
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.49%) Nmap
2 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (1.00%) KVM
3 2 (0.50%) NDS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.99%) Control-M
2 6 (1.49%) Nessus
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 185 (46.02%) HP
2 72 (17.91%) Oracle
3 42 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.97%) Murex
4 28 (6.97%) SAP
5 13 (3.23%) Siebel
5 13 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.49%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.99%) Sybase
8 7 (1.74%) Actimize
9 6 (1.49%) Cisco
9 6 (1.49%) IBM
10 5 (1.24%) Open Text
10 5 (1.24%) Calypso
10 5 (1.24%) Citrix
11 4 (1.00%) Vermilion
11 4 (1.00%) Trayport
11 4 (1.00%) Juniper
11 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.00%) VMware
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Rate: £515 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £125 - £145 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £360.00 per day
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Rate: £250.00 - £265.00 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £515 per day
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