The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 65 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 0.46% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.00% 5.13% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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 Reading region.

Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
100 78 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.96% 9.04% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 40 46
Average daily rate £400 £400 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
Average hourly rate £37.09 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (57.89%) SQL
1 11 (57.89%) XML
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 8 (42.11%) ETL
4 7 (36.84%) JIRA
4 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 6 (31.58%) Validation
5 6 (31.58%) Ab Initio
5 6 (31.58%) UNIX
5 6 (31.58%) AIX
5 6 (31.58%) Python
5 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
5 6 (31.58%) DB2
5 6 (31.58%) JSON
5 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Testing
6 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
6 5 (26.32%) Fiddler
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (26.32%) XSD
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (26.32%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Fiddler
2 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.53%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 12 (63.16%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Tester
6 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) UAT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) WCF
3 5 (26.32%) XSD
3 5 (26.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
1 6 (31.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
2 8 (42.11%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) V-Model
6 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
7 1 (5.26%) API Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Ab Initio
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Talend
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) HP
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