The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 32 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.70% - 1.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.90% - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£245 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Systems Management Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
29 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.14% 10.90% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 4
Average daily rate £410 £413 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

HP Quality Center
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP