The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 58 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.35% 0.13% 0.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.00% 1.23% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £298 £575 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.26% +69.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -72.27%
HP Quality Center
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
50 81 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.64% 10.83% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 59 8
Average daily rate £343 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford - 1 £320 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) QARun
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (25.00%) QARun
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP