The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 42 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.25% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.57% 15.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £280 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
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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 Nottinghamshire region.

Systems Management Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.02% 6.35% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Average daily rate £550 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com