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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / South East
Rank 205 172 112
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -60
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 38 85 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.99% 1.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.07% 9.67% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 59 102
Median daily rate £390 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%

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
750 879 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.85% 10.24% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 511 537
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 30
Median hourly rate £16.50 £46.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.13% +162.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.55%

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 February 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 February 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
Berkshire +6 10 £460 +22.66%
Surrey -6 8 £403 +3.87% 1
West Sussex -5 7 £300 -4.00%
Hampshire -9 6 £350 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £295 -1.66%
Kent - 1 £380 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 73 (75.26%) HP
2 33 (34.02%) Test Management
3 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.71%) ISTQB
4 23 (23.71%) Regression Testing
5 22 (22.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (21.65%) Telecoms
7 19 (19.59%) Finance
8 18 (18.56%) Oracle
9 17 (17.53%) SQL
9 17 (17.53%) Unix
9 17 (17.53%) Scrum
9 17 (17.53%) Selenium
10 16 (16.49%) Test Strategy
11 15 (15.46%) Defect Management
12 14 (14.43%) LTE
13 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
13 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
13 13 (13.40%) Wireless
14 12 (12.37%) LoadRunner
14 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.37%) 4G
14 12 (12.37%) Functional Testing
15 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (11.34%) JIRA
15 11 (11.34%) IBM
15 11 (11.34%) XML
16 10 (10.31%) SAP
16 10 (10.31%) TDD
17 9 (9.28%) Test Planning

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 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Office
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.03%) Maximo
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.03%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) LTE
2 13 (13.40%) Wireless
3 12 (12.37%) 4G
4 1 (1.03%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) DB2
2 2 (2.06%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Selenium
2 12 (12.37%) LoadRunner
3 11 (11.34%) JIRA
4 6 (6.19%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (5.15%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.15%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.12%) Ant
6 4 (4.12%) ClearCase
6 4 (4.12%) ClearQuest
6 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.12%) FitNesse
6 4 (4.12%) JBehave
6 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.12%) Maven
6 4 (4.12%) QADirector
6 4 (4.12%) QARun
7 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.06%) JMeter
8 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (21.65%) Telecoms
2 19 (19.59%) Finance
3 5 (5.15%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Automotive
5 2 (2.06%) Military
6 1 (1.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (40.21%) Analyst
2 36 (37.11%) Test Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Test Leader
3 12 (12.37%) Test Manager
4 11 (11.34%) Tester
5 7 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.15%) Developer
6 5 (5.15%) SAP Manager
6 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Unix Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) XML Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Consultant
8 3 (3.09%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Junior
8 3 (3.09%) Requirements Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) XML
2 9 (9.28%) SOAP
3 8 (8.25%) HTML
4 7 (7.22%) XML Messaging
5 4 (4.12%) CGI
6 3 (3.09%) .NET
7 2 (2.06%) Web Services
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.03%) Java EE
8 1 (1.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Unix
2 7 (7.22%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) Solaris
4 4 (4.12%) AIX
4 4 (4.12%) Windows
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) Test Management
2 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.71%) Regression Testing
4 17 (17.53%) Scrum
5 16 (16.49%) Test Strategy
6 15 (15.46%) Defect Management
7 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
8 12 (12.37%) Functional Testing
9 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.31%) TDD
11 9 (9.28%) Integration Testing
11 9 (9.28%) Test Planning
12 7 (7.22%) Process Improvement
12 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.22%) System Integration Testing
13 6 (6.19%) Coaching
13 6 (6.19%) Requirements Engineering
13 6 (6.19%) Use Case
13 6 (6.19%) User Stories
13 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) C#
4 4 (4.12%) Perl
4 4 (4.12%) Ruby
4 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.06%) VBScript
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) JCL
7 1 (1.03%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) VB
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) ISTQB
2 22 (22.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
4 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.25%) ISEB
6 4 (4.12%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.03%) MCITP
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) SEPA
2 1 (1.03%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.03%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 73 (75.26%) HP
2 18 (18.56%) Oracle
3 11 (11.34%) IBM
4 10 (10.31%) SAP
5 4 (4.12%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.12%) CA
5 4 (4.12%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.06%) Capita
7 2 (2.06%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.06%) Remedy
8 1 (1.03%) Apigee
8 1 (1.03%) Ariba
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.03%) Progress
8 1 (1.03%) Workday
South East
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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