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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 57 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 1.25% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.65% 12.04% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £269 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.51% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £265 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £381 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £132.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.98% +268.05%
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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
85 108 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.54% 10.40% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 24
Average daily rate £417 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
3 12 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (35.71%) HP
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) JIRA
5 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Selenium
6 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.86%) SOAP
8 5 (17.86%) XML
8 5 (17.86%) XSD
8 5 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (17.86%) System Testing
8 5 (17.86%) WCF
8 5 (17.86%) Fiddler
8 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
9 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.29%) ISEB
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (17.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) GSM
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) 3G
1 2 (7.14%) SS7
1 2 (7.14%) 2G
1 2 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (7.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (28.57%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) Selenium
4 5 (17.86%) Fiddler
4 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
6 1 (3.57%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Packager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) SOAP
1 5 (17.86%) XML
1 5 (17.86%) XSD
1 5 (17.86%) WCF
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Replication
1 1 (3.57%) Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) PKI
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) System Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) Test Management
6 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Web Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) ISEB
5 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Netcool
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 10 (35.71%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Informatica
2 1 (3.57%) Veritas
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee
2 1 (3.57%) IBM