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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 74 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.78% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.92% 9.72% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Median daily rate £450 £338 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
- -75.00%
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
102 72 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.28% 8.00% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 57
Median daily rate £463 £417 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +18.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.33 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

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
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 26 May 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) VB
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Billing
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QC Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
1 6 (46.15%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco