The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 64 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 1.26% 2.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.39% 17.31% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 18
Median daily rate £295 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
72 52 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.93% 7.30% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 39
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 7 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) ISEB
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.14%) SEPA
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) User Experience
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Easytrieve
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Payments Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) UAT Lead
2 3 (21.43%) UAT Test Lead
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) B2C
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) SEPA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP