The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 100 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.50% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.14% 9.38% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £145 £309 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.11% -28.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £153 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £415 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
140 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.36% 5.30% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 46 49
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.25 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Manchester region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) TestRail
3 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Banking

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) TestRail
3 1 (12.50%) Firebug
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Teradata