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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 202 167 132
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -35
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 55 111 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 1.12% 1.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.08% 11.96% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 73 82
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +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
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
905 928 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.82% 9.35% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 528 501
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.36 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.68% -26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.66%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Surrey -14 15 £353 -11.87% 1
Hampshire 0 13 £280 -27.74% 1
Berkshire -16 12 £356 +1.78%
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £406 +35.41%
Kent +8 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £338 -
Middlesex -1 1 £450 +20.00%
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 70 (56.91%) HP
2 41 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (27.64%) Oracle
4 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (25.20%) Defect Management
6 30 (24.39%) Finance
7 29 (23.58%) SQL
7 29 (23.58%) JIRA
8 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
8 26 (21.14%) ISTQB
9 25 (20.33%) Test Scripting
9 25 (20.33%) Unix
10 23 (18.70%) ISEB
11 22 (17.89%) Selenium
12 21 (17.07%) Regression Testing
12 21 (17.07%) Functional Testing
13 19 (15.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 19 (15.45%) XML
13 19 (15.45%) Test Management
14 18 (14.63%) Software Testing
15 17 (13.82%) Java
15 17 (13.82%) Test Strategy
15 17 (13.82%) SoapUI
16 16 (13.01%) System Integration Testing
16 16 (13.01%) QA
17 15 (12.20%) SC Cleared
17 15 (12.20%) Maven
17 15 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (12.20%) SOAP
17 15 (12.20%) Web Services

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 10 (8.13%) JBoss
2 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.25%) IIS
3 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.63%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Sonata
2 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.44%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.81%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Firewall
1 4 (3.25%) LAN
1 4 (3.25%) SAN
1 4 (3.25%) WAN
2 2 (1.63%) 4G
2 2 (1.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) LTE
2 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) VoltDB
2 7 (5.69%) DB2
3 4 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.25%) QlikView
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.81%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (23.58%) JIRA
2 22 (17.89%) Selenium
3 17 (13.82%) SoapUI
4 15 (12.20%) Maven
5 13 (10.57%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.76%) JBehave
6 12 (9.76%) JMeter
7 11 (8.94%) Cucumber
7 11 (8.94%) JUnit
8 10 (8.13%) Eclipse
8 10 (8.13%) HP UFT
9 8 (6.50%) LoadRunner
10 7 (5.69%) Subversion
11 6 (4.88%) ClearCase
11 6 (4.88%) TestDirector
12 5 (4.07%) Ant
12 5 (4.07%) ClearQuest
12 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (3.25%) TestNG
13 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (24.39%) Finance
2 14 (11.38%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Retail
4 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.07%) Back Office
6 3 (2.44%) Billing
7 2 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Electronics
7 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (42.28%) Analyst
2 45 (36.59%) Test Analyst
3 17 (13.82%) Test Leader
4 16 (13.01%) Tester
5 14 (11.38%) Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Test Manager
6 12 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) Developer in Test
8 10 (8.13%) Java Developer
8 10 (8.13%) UAT Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) UAT Test Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Performance Test Leader
11 5 (4.07%) UAT Lead
11 5 (4.07%) UAT Test Lead
12 4 (3.25%) Agile Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.45%) XML
2 15 (12.20%) SOAP
2 15 (12.20%) Web Services
3 11 (8.94%) .NET
4 10 (8.13%) HTML
4 10 (8.13%) Java EE
4 10 (8.13%) JSON
5 6 (4.88%) CGI
6 3 (2.44%) Middleware
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (2.44%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.81%) Ajax
8 1 (0.81%) Flash
8 1 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Equities
2 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.25%) Clustering
3 4 (3.25%) SCADA
3 4 (3.25%) Wiki
4 3 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.44%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) CCTV
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) iSeries
5 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Unix
2 14 (11.38%) Linux
3 12 (9.76%) Windows
4 11 (8.94%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.88%) AIX
5 6 (4.88%) Solaris
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.44%) Android
8 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.20%) Defect Management
4 25 (20.33%) Test Scripting
5 21 (17.07%) Functional Testing
5 21 (17.07%) Regression Testing
6 19 (15.45%) Test Management
7 18 (14.63%) Software Testing
8 17 (13.82%) Test Strategy
9 16 (13.01%) System Integration Testing
10 15 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
11 12 (9.76%) BDD
11 12 (9.76%) Load Testing
12 11 (8.94%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.13%) Test Planning
14 9 (7.32%) Asset Management
14 9 (7.32%) ITIL
14 9 (7.32%) SDLC
14 9 (7.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.58%) SQL
2 17 (13.82%) Java
3 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.88%) Perl
5 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.25%) C#
6 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.25%) VBScript
7 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.44%) VB
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.81%) Groovy
8 1 (0.81%) JCL
8 1 (0.81%) Python
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (21.14%) ISTQB
1 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.70%) ISEB
3 19 (15.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.44%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.01%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) SLA
3 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (56.91%) HP
2 34 (27.64%) Oracle
3 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.69%) IBM
4 7 (5.69%) SAP
5 4 (3.25%) Citrix
5 4 (3.25%) Informatica
5 4 (3.25%) IronPort
5 4 (3.25%) Siebel
5 4 (3.25%) Thunderhead
5 4 (3.25%) VMware
6 3 (2.44%) Temenos
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco
7 2 (1.63%) Remedy
8 1 (0.81%) Capita
8 1 (0.81%) Charles River
8 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.81%) SunGard
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