The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 24 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.79% - 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.53% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£288 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
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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 Sheffield region.

Systems Management Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
17 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.62% 5.95% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Average daily rate £275 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £37.65 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Sheffield region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) Logistics
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP