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 6 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 96 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 1.51% 1.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.35% 18.95% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 10
Median daily rate £348 £350 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +44.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- +1.45%
HP Quality Center
North West

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
179 153 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.61% 7.95% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 68 48
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £449 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.70%

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 6 December 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) Test Management
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
4 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile Games
4 4 (23.53%) Games
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Web Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) API Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (11.76%) TestRail
6 2 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) QA

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 (11.76%) SAS
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) TestRail
5 1 (5.88%) Firebug
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Games
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Defect Management
1 6 (35.29%) Test Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Web Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Teradata
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com