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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 59 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.52% 2.71% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Average daily rate
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- £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £110.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.27% +205.55%
HP Quality Center
England

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
48 63 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.24% 9.49% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 9
Average daily rate £325 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.71 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -9 4 - - 1
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) XSL
1 4 (36.36%) XSLT
1 4 (36.36%) Swing
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
1 4 (36.36%) Siemens
1 4 (36.36%) CAD
1 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
1 4 (36.36%) PLM
1 4 (36.36%) Teamcenter
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Tableau
1 4 (36.36%) Itk
2 3 (27.27%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) XSL
1 4 (36.36%) XSLT
1 4 (36.36%) Swing
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Itk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
1 4 (36.36%) CAD
1 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
1 4 (36.36%) PLM
2 3 (27.27%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) C++
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Siemens
1 4 (36.36%) Tableau
2 2 (18.18%) HP