The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 147 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 1.01% 0.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.52% 13.42% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 14
Median daily rate £345 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £455 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- +1.45%
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 West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
318 313 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.87% 7.56% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 168 140
Median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £255 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 8
Median hourly rate £14.52 £15.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% -38.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.00 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £40.00 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.53%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Manchester -20 5 £350 - 3
Merseyside - 2 £320 -
Lancashire -11 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) JIRA
4 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
4 7 (25.93%) Test Management
4 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Selenium
5 6 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 6 (22.22%) VMware
5 6 (22.22%) FTP
5 6 (22.22%) HTTP
5 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (22.22%) SOAP
5 6 (22.22%) Unix
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle
5 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 5 (18.52%) MS Project
6 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
6 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (18.52%) SDLC
6 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Cucumber

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
1 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (18.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) FTP
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
1 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) CaliberRM
4 2 (7.41%) TestRail
5 1 (3.70%) Firebug
5 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Leader
4 4 (14.81%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SOAP
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (7.41%) Behat
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile Games
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
2 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) Test Management
3 6 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
4 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) API Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Teradata
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
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