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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 53 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.40% 1.18% 1.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 9.62% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £358 £330 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £430 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
HP Quality Center
South Yorkshire

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
64 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.70% 12.24% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 17
Median daily rate £550 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 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 26 September 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Server Building
6 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) OAT Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Server Building
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas
2 2 (25.00%) HP