The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 33 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.69% 2.11% 2.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.22% 35.29% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £322 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.12% -14.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +0.77%
Systems Management Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
27 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.61% 5.96% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 12
Average daily rate £388 £322 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.34% +29.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.56 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +13.88%
HP Quality Center
East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 9 July 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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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
Northampton -5 5 £225 -43.85%
HP Quality Center
East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) MBA
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (16.67%) BPR
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MBA
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB