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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
North West / Manchester
Rank 92 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 1.24% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.36% 16.90% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 6
Median daily rate £285 £350 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £268 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £397 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.25 £30.25
% change year-on-year
- +52.89%

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
127 142 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.11% 7.31% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 50
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £277 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £24.25 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.08% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Teradata
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) SAS
5 2 (15.38%) FTP
5 2 (15.38%) HTTP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

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 (15.38%) SAS
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) TestRail
5 1 (7.69%) Firebug
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) ETL Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
2 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) API Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Teradata
1 2 (15.38%) VMware