The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport 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 18 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 20 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 4.76% 1.25% -
As % of the Systems Management category 71.43% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.44% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Systems Management Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 6.67% 2.50% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £328 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Newport

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) BDD
1 13 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) Automation Testing
2 12 (92.31%) TortoiseSVN
2 12 (92.31%) WebDriver
2 12 (92.31%) Open Source
2 12 (92.31%) Test Management
2 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 12 (92.31%) Kanban
2 12 (92.31%) Load Testing
2 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
2 12 (92.31%) JIRA
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
2 12 (92.31%) Software Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Bugzilla
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (92.31%) ISEB
3 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
4 10 (76.92%) .NET
5 9 (69.23%) Java
5 9 (69.23%) Client/Server
5 9 (69.23%) TestNG

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 12 (92.31%) TortoiseSVN
2 12 (92.31%) WebDriver
2 12 (92.31%) JIRA
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
2 12 (92.31%) Bugzilla
3 9 (69.23%) TestNG
4 8 (61.54%) Ant
4 8 (61.54%) JUnit
4 8 (61.54%) JMeter
4 8 (61.54%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET Framework
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Open Source
2 9 (69.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) AS400
3 2 (15.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
1 13 (100.00%) BDD
2 12 (92.31%) Automation Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Test Management
2 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 12 (92.31%) Kanban
2 12 (92.31%) Load Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Software Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
2 12 (92.31%) ISEB
3 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Informatica
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle