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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 190 148 141
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -7
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 85 114 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 1.22% 1.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.37% 12.47% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 89 62
Median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
- -75.00%
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
1016 914 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.92% 9.81% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 535 420
Median daily rate £425 £390 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 40
Median hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 27 £405 -19.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 17 £298 -7.03%
Hampshire -27 13 £375 +15.38% 1
Berkshire -29 10 £363 +107.14% 1
West Sussex -22 4 £230 +2.22%
Kent - 4 £321 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £288 - 1
Middlesex -3 1 £165 -5.71%
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 112 (64.74%) HP
2 69 (39.88%) SQL
3 55 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (29.48%) Security Cleared
5 46 (26.59%) Test Management
5 46 (26.59%) Finance
5 46 (26.59%) Oracle
5 46 (26.59%) XML
6 43 (24.86%) SC Cleared
7 42 (24.28%) Test Scripting
8 41 (23.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (22.54%) ISEB
10 36 (20.81%) QA
11 35 (20.23%) ISTQB
12 34 (19.65%) Unix
12 34 (19.65%) Linux
12 34 (19.65%) Defect Management
13 33 (19.08%) SoapUI
14 31 (17.92%) SOAP
15 30 (17.34%) SDLC
16 29 (16.76%) Web Services
17 28 (16.18%) Functional Testing
18 27 (15.61%) Telecoms
19 25 (14.45%) Software Testing
20 24 (13.87%) Selenium
21 23 (13.29%) Waterfall
21 23 (13.29%) Java
22 22 (12.72%) Use Case
23 21 (12.14%) System Integration Testing
24 20 (11.56%) Security Testing

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 16 (9.25%) JBoss
1 16 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.47%) IIS
2 6 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.31%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) CICS
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) MTS
Applications
1 15 (8.67%) MS Office
2 11 (6.36%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.16%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.16%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.47%) SAN
3 4 (2.31%) Firewall
3 4 (2.31%) LAN
3 4 (2.31%) WAN
4 3 (1.73%) 802.15
4 3 (1.73%) DNS
4 3 (1.73%) IPv6
4 3 (1.73%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.16%) ATM
5 2 (1.16%) FTP
5 2 (1.16%) Network Security
5 2 (1.16%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) MVNO
6 1 (0.58%) SMS
6 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.58%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.58%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.78%) VoltDB
3 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.31%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.31%) Informix
6 4 (2.31%) QlikView
7 3 (1.73%) DB2
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.16%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.58%) Easytrieve
9 1 (0.58%) Essbase
9 1 (0.58%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (19.08%) SoapUI
2 24 (13.87%) Selenium
3 14 (8.09%) Cucumber
3 14 (8.09%) JIRA
3 14 (8.09%) JMeter
4 11 (6.36%) HP UFT
4 11 (6.36%) JBehave
4 11 (6.36%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (5.78%) Eclipse
5 10 (5.78%) JUnit
5 10 (5.78%) Maven
6 7 (4.05%) TestDirector
7 6 (3.47%) TestNG
8 5 (2.89%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.89%) Subversion
9 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.31%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.31%) WinRunner
10 3 (1.73%) QARun
General
1 46 (26.59%) Finance
2 27 (15.61%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.62%) Banking
4 7 (4.05%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.89%) Retail
6 4 (2.31%) Billing
7 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (38.73%) Analyst
2 60 (34.68%) Test Analyst
3 27 (15.61%) Test Manager
3 27 (15.61%) Tester
4 15 (8.67%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (7.51%) Developer
6 12 (6.94%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (6.36%) Developer in Test
8 10 (5.78%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.20%) Test Leader
10 8 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (4.05%) Consultant
11 7 (4.05%) Manual Test Analyst
11 7 (4.05%) Test Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Web Analyst
11 7 (4.05%) Web Test Analyst
11 7 (4.05%) XML Analyst
12 6 (3.47%) Agile Developer
12 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 6 (3.47%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.59%) XML
2 31 (17.92%) SOAP
3 29 (16.76%) Web Services
4 20 (11.56%) XML Messaging
5 11 (6.36%) .NET
6 10 (5.78%) Java EE
6 10 (5.78%) JSON
7 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.73%) 802.1X
7 3 (1.73%) HTML
7 3 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.16%) Middleware
8 2 (1.16%) RESTful
9 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.58%) CGI
9 1 (0.58%) CSS
9 1 (0.58%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.58%) Qt
9 1 (0.58%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.58%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.89%) SCADA
4 4 (2.31%) Clustering
4 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.31%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.31%) Wiki
5 3 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.73%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.73%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) CCTV
6 1 (0.58%) Contactless
6 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.58%) EPoS
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.58%) PKI
6 1 (0.58%) STB
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.65%) Linux
1 34 (19.65%) Unix
2 14 (8.09%) Windows
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.31%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.59%) Test Management
3 42 (24.28%) Test Scripting
4 41 (23.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 34 (19.65%) Defect Management
6 30 (17.34%) SDLC
7 28 (16.18%) Functional Testing
8 25 (14.45%) Software Testing
9 23 (13.29%) Waterfall
10 22 (12.72%) Use Case
11 21 (12.14%) System Integration Testing
12 20 (11.56%) Security Testing
12 20 (11.56%) Test Automation
12 20 (11.56%) Validation
13 16 (9.25%) BDD
13 16 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.67%) Regression Testing
14 15 (8.67%) Test Planning
15 14 (8.09%) V-Model
16 13 (7.51%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.88%) SQL
2 23 (13.29%) Java
3 17 (9.83%) PL/SQL
4 14 (8.09%) VB
5 9 (5.20%) C#
6 6 (3.47%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.47%) VBScript
7 4 (2.31%) COBOL
7 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.16%) C++
9 2 (1.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.58%) C
10 1 (0.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.58%) Groovy
10 1 (0.58%) JCL
10 1 (0.58%) Python
10 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (29.48%) Security Cleared
2 43 (24.86%) SC Cleared
3 39 (22.54%) ISEB
4 35 (20.23%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (4.62%) Degree
7 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) CCNP
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.58%) MCITP
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.81%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.16%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (1.16%) nmon
2 1 (0.58%) Cacti
2 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.58%) Control-M
2 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 112 (64.74%) HP
2 46 (26.59%) Oracle
3 19 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.25%) SAP
5 4 (2.31%) Citrix
5 4 (2.31%) IBM
5 4 (2.31%) Informatica
5 4 (2.31%) IronPort
5 4 (2.31%) Siebel
5 4 (2.31%) Sybase
5 4 (2.31%) VMware
6 3 (1.73%) Cisco
6 3 (1.73%) Remedy
7 2 (1.16%) BMC
7 2 (1.16%) Temenos
8 1 (0.58%) Charles River
8 1 (0.58%) Epicor
8 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.58%) SunGard
8 1 (0.58%) TIBCO