The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Newport region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 26 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 4.00% - 2.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 100.00% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 4.00% 11.11% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £325 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
HP Quality Center
South Wales

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 24 July 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 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 11 (91.67%) JMeter
2 11 (91.67%) Bugzilla
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) Subversion
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Load Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Test Management
2 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (91.67%) Kanban
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) TestNG
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) TortoiseSVN
2 11 (91.67%) WebDriver
2 11 (91.67%) Open Source
2 11 (91.67%) Automation Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) Maven
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Ant

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) JUnit
1 11 (91.67%) JMeter
1 11 (91.67%) Bugzilla
1 11 (91.67%) Subversion
1 11 (91.67%) JIRA
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) TestNG
1 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (91.67%) TortoiseSVN
1 11 (91.67%) WebDriver
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (83.33%) Maven
2 10 (83.33%) Ant
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Open Source
2 8 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (16.67%) iSeries
3 2 (16.67%) AS400
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Scrum
1 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Load Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Test Management
1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
1 11 (91.67%) Kanban
1 11 (91.67%) Automation Testing
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) SAP