The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Sheffield region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 25 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.55% 9.09% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£225 £100 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
22 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.76% 5.82% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 2
Average daily rate £275 £350 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +105.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £37.65 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +264.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
HP Quality Center
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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 16 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (60.00%) BASE24
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) ATM
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java