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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 54 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.06% 2.38% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.61% 15.15% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Median daily rate £275 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £425 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £323
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.76%
HP Quality Center
Buckinghamshire

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
66 132 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.97% 15.68% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 61 40
Median daily rate £425 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +11.68%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 8 (47.06%) Finance
1 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) QA
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) COBOL
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 3 (17.65%) DB2
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Temenos
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
4 3 (17.65%) Temenos T24
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) V-Model
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Temenos T24
2 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) Easytrieve
3 1 (5.88%) Essbase
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
4 2 (11.76%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) HR Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Contactless
2 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) V-Model
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) COBOL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Temenos
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy