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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 53 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.31% 1.56% 2.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.11% 13.41% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 17
Median daily rate £453 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.83% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £300 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.25 £30.25
% change year-on-year
- +52.89%

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 82 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.78% 11.61% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 44
Median daily rate £450 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £152 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

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 16 January 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 (41.18%) Test Planning
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Android
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) MSTest
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Strategy Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy Manager
2 3 (17.65%) UAT Lead
2 3 (17.65%) UAT Test Lead
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) JCL
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SEPA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) SAP