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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 59 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 1.19% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 12.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Median daily rate £413 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.76%
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
93 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.85% 9.48% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 51
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 £28.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (66.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) Process Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) XML Messaging
5 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Billing

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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Defect Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) BSS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (8.33%) QC Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QC Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QC Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Software Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML Messaging
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) CGI
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Test Management
2 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle