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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 68 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.09% 2.87% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.77% 33.33% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 1
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£300 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.95% -3.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.76% +16.92%
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
114 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.43% 8.60% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 9
Average daily rate £335 £350 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £410 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 7
Average hourly rate £28.75 £16.08 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.79% +46.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -33 9 £300 -16.95% 2
Durham - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Siemens
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) XSL
3 5 (35.71%) XSLT
3 5 (35.71%) Swing
3 5 (35.71%) CAD
3 5 (35.71%) PLM
3 5 (35.71%) Teamcenter
3 5 (35.71%) Subversion
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Tableau
3 5 (35.71%) Itk
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 4 (28.57%) Splunk
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Teamcenter
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) XML
1 5 (35.71%) XSL
1 5 (35.71%) XSLT
1 5 (35.71%) Swing
1 5 (35.71%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
1 5 (35.71%) CAD
1 5 (35.71%) PLM
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Test Management
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) C++
1 5 (35.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Siemens
3 5 (35.71%) Tableau
4 4 (28.57%) Splunk