The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 18 April 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 Oxfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 44 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.30% - 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
28 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.21% 9.31% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 12
Average daily rate £325 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 1 £363 -
Oxford - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
4 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (36.36%) MSBuild
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) CruiseControl
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) Physics
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) NUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) CRM

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (36.36%) MSBuild
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) CruiseControl
1 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (27.27%) NUnit
2 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Quality Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 3 (27.27%) Physics
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP