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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 46 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 0 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.51% - 5.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.42% - 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 19
Average daily rate
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£360 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 - £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +62.50%
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
59 23 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.88% 6.12% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 13 33
Average daily rate £325 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £148 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £10.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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 - 15 £360 - 2
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 14 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 14 (58.33%) QA
3 13 (54.17%) ISTQB
3 13 (54.17%) LoadRunner
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (45.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (45.83%) Problem Management
5 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Facilita Forecast
6 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 9 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
7 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 8 (33.33%) HP
7 8 (33.33%) ISEB
8 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) BC Cleared
10 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
11 2 (8.33%) VB
12 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
12 1 (4.17%) JIRA
12 1 (4.17%) Curam
12 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
12 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
12 1 (4.17%) Volume Testing
12 1 (4.17%) Scalability Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) LoadRunner
2 11 (45.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (37.50%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) CaliberRM
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Test Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 14 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 11 (45.83%) Problem Management
3 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 9 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Volume Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Scalability Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Quantitative Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) ISTQB
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (33.33%) ISEB
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Curam
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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