The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / North East
Rank 87 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% 0.23% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.08% 3.17% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £260 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £265 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%

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

Systems Management Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
144 63 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.88% 7.13% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 40 52
Median daily rate £333 £297 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.02% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the North East

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -12 3 £260 -1.88% 1
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North East region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) IVR
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) QARun
6 1 (12.50%) QADirector
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 1 (12.50%) JBehave
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) QADirector
1 1 (12.50%) QARun
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Telephony Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) OAT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP