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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 49 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.42% 0.87% 0.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.99% 8.82% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Median daily rate £356 £438 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +89.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £350 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
HP Quality Center
Berkshire

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
77 102 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.95% 9.86% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 61 39
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £37.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 10 (76.92%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) AIX
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
2 6 (46.15%) ClearCase
2 6 (46.15%) CGI
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) Ant
3 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) ClearQuest
3 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Billing
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) ClearCase
2 5 (38.46%) Ant
2 5 (38.46%) ClearQuest
2 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) ClearCase Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Defect Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Management Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Software Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) BSS Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (7.69%) OSS Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) SOA Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Software Configuration Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Test Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CGI
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) AIX
1 6 (46.15%) Solaris
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Process Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle