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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 55 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.45% 1.64% 1.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.59% 18.48% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Median daily rate £406 £300 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £348 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
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
85 92 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.67% 8.89% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 37
Median daily rate £400 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £145 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) ISEB
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
5 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
6 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Retail
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) QA
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.79%) Android
8 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) Temenos T24
8 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Temenos
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (15.79%) Temenos T24
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Easytrieve
1 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) MSTest
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Strategy Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) UAT Lead
4 3 (15.79%) UAT Test Lead
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) HR Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
4 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
5 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) CRM
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
8 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) JCL
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Temenos
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy