The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 36 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.81% 0.54% -
As % of the Systems Management category 13.04% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£65 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £110.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-72.72% +238.46%
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 Merseyside region.

Systems Management Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
23 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.23% 4.86% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate £263 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Liverpool -7 3 £65 -62.85%
HP Quality Center
North West

HP Quality Center
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (70.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Siebel
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Junior
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel