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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 170 118 134
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +16
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 83 143 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.54% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.11% 14.27% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 94 58
Average daily rate £365 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £217 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
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
821 1002 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.60% 10.78% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 487 360
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 50
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.72 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.13% -20.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +10 27 £400 +6.66% 2
Berkshire -15 26 £350 +12.90% 2
Hampshire -31 19 £375 -3.84% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £300 +4.34%
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
West Sussex +1 1 £313 +64.47%
East Sussex - 1 £320 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 115 (64.97%) HP
2 69 (38.98%) SQL
3 65 (36.72%) Test Management
4 58 (32.77%) Security Cleared
5 54 (30.51%) SC Cleared
6 53 (29.94%) XML
7 51 (28.81%) Test Scripting
7 51 (28.81%) Defect Management
8 47 (26.55%) ISTQB
9 42 (23.73%) Finance
9 42 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (23.73%) Oracle
10 40 (22.60%) ISEB
11 37 (20.90%) SOAP
11 37 (20.90%) QA
11 37 (20.90%) SoapUI
12 35 (19.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (18.64%) SDLC
14 31 (17.51%) Software Testing
15 27 (15.25%) XML Messaging
16 26 (14.69%) Telecoms
16 26 (14.69%) Java
17 25 (14.12%) Selenium
18 24 (13.56%) Web Services
18 24 (13.56%) Unix
19 23 (12.99%) PL/SQL
19 23 (12.99%) Use Case
20 22 (12.43%) Microsoft
20 22 (12.43%) Functional Testing
21 19 (10.73%) Oracle Database

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.52%) JBoss
2 8 (4.52%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.56%) CICS
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) MTS
Applications
1 15 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.65%) MS Office
3 5 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.69%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.13%) Endur
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.13%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) SAN
2 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.26%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (1.69%) VoLTE
5 2 (1.13%) FTP
5 2 (1.13%) MVNO
5 2 (1.13%) VoWiFi
6 1 (0.56%) 802.15
6 1 (0.56%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) GPRS
6 1 (0.56%) GSM
6 1 (0.56%) HSDPA
6 1 (0.56%) IPv6
6 1 (0.56%) LTE
6 1 (0.56%) SS7
6 1 (0.56%) UMTS
6 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.73%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.91%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.39%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.39%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.26%) Informix
5 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.69%) VoltDB
7 2 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.56%) Easytrieve
8 1 (0.56%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 37 (20.90%) SoapUI
2 25 (14.12%) Selenium
3 15 (8.47%) HP UFT
4 12 (6.78%) TestNG
5 11 (6.21%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.65%) Jenkins
6 10 (5.65%) JIRA
6 10 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.52%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.52%) LoadRunner
7 8 (4.52%) Subversion
8 6 (3.39%) JMeter
9 4 (2.26%) CruiseControl
9 4 (2.26%) Maven
9 4 (2.26%) Moq
9 4 (2.26%) MSBuild
9 4 (2.26%) NUnit
9 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.69%) JBehave
10 3 (1.69%) JUnit
General
1 42 (23.73%) Finance
2 26 (14.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.95%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.95%) Banking
4 4 (2.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.13%) Billing
5 2 (1.13%) Front Office
5 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (48.59%) Analyst
2 79 (44.63%) Test Analyst
3 32 (18.08%) Test Manager
4 24 (13.56%) Tester
5 16 (9.04%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (9.04%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (5.65%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 10 (5.65%) SQL Analyst
6 10 (5.65%) XML Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Automation Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Manual Test Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.95%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Developer
9 7 (3.95%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Service Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Messaging Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) SAP Test Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.94%) XML
2 37 (20.90%) SOAP
3 27 (15.25%) XML Messaging
4 24 (13.56%) Web Services
5 12 (6.78%) HTML
6 11 (6.21%) .NET
7 10 (5.65%) Middleware
8 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.26%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (2.26%) CSS
9 4 (2.26%) CSS3
9 4 (2.26%) HTML5
9 4 (2.26%) jQuery
9 4 (2.26%) NHibernate
10 3 (1.69%) Java EE
10 3 (1.69%) JSON
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.69%) PKI
5 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.56%) IVR
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) Unix
2 19 (10.73%) Linux
3 9 (5.08%) Windows
4 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.72%) Test Management
2 51 (28.81%) Defect Management
2 51 (28.81%) Test Scripting
3 42 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (19.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (18.64%) SDLC
6 31 (17.51%) Software Testing
7 23 (12.99%) Use Case
8 22 (12.43%) Functional Testing
9 19 (10.73%) Test Automation
10 16 (9.04%) Waterfall
11 14 (7.91%) Validation
12 13 (7.34%) V-Model
13 12 (6.78%) Migration
13 12 (6.78%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (6.21%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (6.21%) Risk Management
14 11 (6.21%) Scrum
14 11 (6.21%) Test Strategy
15 10 (5.65%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.98%) SQL
2 26 (14.69%) Java
3 23 (12.99%) PL/SQL
4 14 (7.91%) VB
4 14 (7.91%) VBA
5 12 (6.78%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.21%) C#
7 7 (3.95%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.39%) Perl
8 6 (3.39%) VBScript
9 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.13%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) COBOL
11 1 (0.56%) F#
11 1 (0.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 58 (32.77%) Security Cleared
2 54 (30.51%) SC Cleared
3 47 (26.55%) ISTQB
4 40 (22.60%) ISEB
5 17 (9.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (5.65%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.95%) Degree
8 4 (2.26%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.90%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.13%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (1.13%) nmon
Vendors
1 115 (64.97%) HP
2 42 (23.73%) Oracle
3 22 (12.43%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.04%) SAP
5 7 (3.95%) Citrix
6 5 (2.82%) VMware
7 4 (2.26%) Sybase
8 2 (1.13%) BMC
8 2 (1.13%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.56%) Epicor
9 1 (0.56%) IBM
9 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
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