The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 27 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.50% - 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -72.27%
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 Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.98% 2.01% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £450 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

HP Quality Center
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (50.00%) Pega