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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 115 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -22
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.56% 0.84% 1.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.21% 7.95% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Median daily rate £325 £263 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £224 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £293 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £74.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.45%
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
407 88 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.41% 10.62% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 51 34
Median daily rate £285 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.03 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.84% -18.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -54 9 £325 +23.80%
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (73.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
5 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) Unix
5 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
5 7 (46.67%) QA
6 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (40.00%) VB
6 6 (40.00%) ISEB
6 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
6 6 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
7 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (33.33%) Relational Database

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BigMachines
1 1 (6.67%) Primavera
1 1 (6.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
2 6 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Itk
2 1 (6.67%) Swing
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSL
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 5 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (26.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (13.33%) Change Control
9 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (40.00%) ISEB
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau