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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / South East
Rank 192 171 134
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -37
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 46 81 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.98% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.92% 9.63% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 57 81
Median daily rate £363 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £219 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £35.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +65.28%

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
777 841 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.71% 10.14% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 488 548
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 46 32
Median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% +93.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.78 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £60.80 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +2 8 £300 -21.31%
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £453 +50.83%
Berkshire -3 8 £410 +17.14% 2
West Sussex - 8 £280 -
Surrey -7 6 £403 -3.88% 1
Kent - 2 - - 1
East Sussex +3 1 £350 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (65.42%) HP
2 36 (33.64%) Test Management
3 29 (27.10%) ISTQB
4 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (26.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (23.36%) Regression Testing
6 24 (22.43%) Finance
7 20 (18.69%) Telecoms
7 20 (18.69%) JIRA
7 20 (18.69%) Defect Management
8 19 (17.76%) Selenium
8 19 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (17.76%) Test Strategy
8 19 (17.76%) Oracle
9 18 (16.82%) SQL
9 18 (16.82%) Unix
9 18 (16.82%) Scrum
10 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
10 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
11 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
11 14 (13.08%) LTE
12 13 (12.15%) Functional Testing
12 13 (12.15%) Wireless
13 12 (11.21%) 4G
13 12 (11.21%) TDD
14 11 (10.28%) Integration Testing
14 11 (10.28%) Test Planning
14 11 (10.28%) XML
14 11 (10.28%) SAP
14 11 (10.28%) Java

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 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Sonata
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) LTE
2 13 (12.15%) Wireless
3 12 (11.21%) 4G
4 1 (0.93%) CHAP
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) DB2
2 2 (1.87%) PowerCenter
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.93%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) JIRA
2 19 (17.76%) Selenium
3 10 (9.35%) LoadRunner
4 7 (6.54%) SoapUI
5 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.61%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.67%) Ant
6 5 (4.67%) ClearCase
6 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.67%) Maven
7 4 (3.74%) ClearQuest
7 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.74%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.74%) JBehave
7 4 (3.74%) QADirector
7 4 (3.74%) QARun
7 4 (3.74%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.87%) MSTest
8 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (22.43%) Finance
2 20 (18.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (45.79%) Analyst
2 47 (43.93%) Test Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Test Manager
4 13 (12.15%) Test Leader
5 12 (11.21%) Tester
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) SAP Manager
7 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.67%) Developer
8 5 (4.67%) UAT Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) UAT Test Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Unix Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) XML Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Business Test Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) XML
2 10 (9.35%) HTML
3 9 (8.41%) SOAP
4 6 (5.61%) XML Messaging
5 5 (4.67%) .NET
5 5 (4.67%) CGI
6 3 (2.80%) Web Services
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.93%) jQuery
7 1 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.74%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.80%) Equities
2 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.87%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) iSeries
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.93%) PMI
4 1 (0.93%) Smart Energy
4 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Unix
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Solaris
3 6 (5.61%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.67%) AIX
5 4 (3.74%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.64%) Test Management
2 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.36%) Regression Testing
4 20 (18.69%) Defect Management
5 19 (17.76%) Test Strategy
5 19 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (16.82%) Scrum
7 15 (14.02%) Test Scripting
8 13 (12.15%) Functional Testing
9 12 (11.21%) TDD
10 11 (10.28%) Integration Testing
10 11 (10.28%) Test Planning
11 10 (9.35%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (8.41%) Automated Testing
12 9 (8.41%) Software Testing
13 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
14 7 (6.54%) ERP
15 5 (4.67%) ITIL
15 5 (4.67%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.82%) SQL
2 11 (10.28%) Java
3 5 (4.67%) C#
3 5 (4.67%) Perl
3 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.74%) Ruby
5 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) JCL
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (27.10%) ISTQB
2 28 (26.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
4 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.35%) ISEB
6 4 (3.74%) Degree
7 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) SEPA
2 1 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.93%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 70 (65.42%) HP
2 19 (17.76%) Oracle
3 11 (10.28%) SAP
4 10 (9.35%) IBM
5 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.74%) Thunderhead
7 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.80%) CA
7 3 (2.80%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.87%) Capita
8 2 (1.87%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) Ariba
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco
9 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.93%) Progress
9 1 (0.93%) Workday
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