The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 194 175 154
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 52 86 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.91% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.21% 10.00% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 77
Median daily rate £300 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- +1.45%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
837 860 1169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.81% 9.15% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 448 623
Median daily rate £423 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.58 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -25.53%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South East region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +23 14 £300 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 9 £453 +50.83%
Surrey -7 9 £346 -14.69%
West Sussex - 7 £375 -
Berkshire -6 6 £300 -13.66% 1
Kent - 2 - - 1
East Sussex +3 1 £350 -7.89%
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South East region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 66 (56.41%) HP
2 34 (29.06%) Test Management
3 32 (27.35%) ISTQB
4 31 (26.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (23.08%) Defect Management
6 26 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (21.37%) Finance
8 24 (20.51%) Regression Testing
9 23 (19.66%) JIRA
10 22 (18.80%) Oracle
11 20 (17.09%) Test Strategy
12 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
13 18 (15.38%) Test Scripting
14 17 (14.53%) Unix
14 17 (14.53%) Functional Testing
15 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
16 15 (12.82%) LTE
16 15 (12.82%) Scrum
16 15 (12.82%) SQL
17 14 (11.97%) Java
17 14 (11.97%) Selenium
18 13 (11.11%) 4G
18 13 (11.11%) ISEB
18 13 (11.11%) Wireless
19 12 (10.26%) HTML
19 12 (10.26%) Test Planning
19 12 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
19 12 (10.26%) Sonata
20 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.71%) CMS
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.27%) MS Office
2 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Sonata
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.85%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) LTE
2 13 (11.11%) 4G
2 13 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) CHAP
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) DB2
2 2 (1.71%) PowerCenter
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) Easytrieve
3 1 (0.85%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 23 (19.66%) JIRA
2 14 (11.97%) Selenium
3 9 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 8 (6.84%) LoadRunner
5 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.13%) ClearCase
6 6 (5.13%) Maven
7 5 (4.27%) Ant
7 5 (4.27%) ClearQuest
7 5 (4.27%) HP UFT
7 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.27%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.56%) JBehave
9 3 (2.56%) JMeter
9 3 (2.56%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.71%) QADirector
10 2 (1.71%) QARun
General
1 25 (21.37%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.69%) Retail
4 8 (6.84%) Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Back Office
6 2 (1.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (47.86%) Analyst
2 52 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 16 (13.68%) Test Leader
3 16 (13.68%) Test Manager
4 15 (12.82%) Tester
5 10 (8.55%) UAT Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) UAT Test Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) QC Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Business Test Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Performance Test Leader
9 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Consultant
10 3 (2.56%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) HTML
2 9 (7.69%) XML
3 8 (6.84%) .NET
3 8 (6.84%) SOAP
4 6 (5.13%) CGI
5 5 (4.27%) Web Services
6 3 (2.56%) Middleware
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.56%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.85%) Ajax
8 1 (0.85%) Flash
8 1 (0.85%) Java EE
8 1 (0.85%) jQuery
8 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Equities
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.42%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) iSeries
6 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.85%) PMI
6 1 (0.85%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Unix
2 7 (5.98%) Solaris
2 7 (5.98%) Windows
2 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.13%) AIX
4 5 (4.27%) Linux
5 4 (3.42%) Android
6 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Test Management
2 27 (23.08%) Defect Management
3 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (20.51%) Regression Testing
5 20 (17.09%) Test Strategy
6 18 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 17 (14.53%) Functional Testing
8 15 (12.82%) Scrum
9 12 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (10.26%) Test Planning
10 11 (9.40%) Integration Testing
10 11 (9.40%) Software Testing
11 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (7.69%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.69%) TDD
12 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.84%) ITIL
14 7 (5.98%) Asset Management
14 7 (5.98%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) SQL
2 14 (11.97%) Java
3 6 (5.13%) Perl
3 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.42%) C#
5 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.71%) Ruby
6 2 (1.71%) VBScript
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) JCL
7 1 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (27.35%) ISTQB
2 31 (26.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
4 13 (11.11%) ISEB
5 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.71%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.85%) MCITP
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) SEPA
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 66 (56.41%) HP
2 22 (18.80%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.84%) SAP
4 7 (5.98%) IBM
5 4 (3.42%) Thunderhead
6 2 (1.71%) Capita
6 2 (1.71%) Remedy
7 1 (0.85%) Ariba
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.85%) Progress
7 1 (0.85%) Temenos
7 1 (0.85%) Workday