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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 59 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 1.26% 1.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.93% 11.76% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
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£400 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £74.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.45% +127.69%
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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
67 102 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.88% 10.75% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 43
Average daily rate £417 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £273 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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 30 June 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 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
2 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) JIRA
4 12 (36.36%) HP UFT
4 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Migration
8 8 (24.24%) ETL
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) HP
8 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Selenium
9 7 (21.21%) AIX
9 7 (21.21%) Scrum
10 6 (18.18%) Ab Initio
10 6 (18.18%) Validation
10 6 (18.18%) Python
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.18%) DB2
10 6 (18.18%) ISEB
10 6 (18.18%) UNIX
10 6 (18.18%) JSON
10 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) Agile Testing
11 5 (15.15%) SoapUI

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) GSM
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) 3G
1 2 (6.06%) SS7
1 2 (6.06%) 2G
1 2 (6.06%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (6.06%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.18%) DB2
2 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) JIRA
2 12 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 7 (21.21%) Selenium
4 5 (15.15%) Fiddler
4 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
5 2 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Test Analyst
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Test Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Build Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) JSON
3 5 (15.15%) WCF
3 5 (15.15%) XSD
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) DTV
1 1 (3.03%) Clustering
1 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) AIX
2 6 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Test Scripting
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Migration
5 8 (24.24%) ETL
5 8 (24.24%) Integration Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) Validation
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Test Management
9 4 (12.12%) System Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
10 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
11 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (6.06%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
1 8 (24.24%) HP
2 6 (18.18%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.06%) Talend
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee