The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 47 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 2.43% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.75% 25.00% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
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£300 £340 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +20.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-83.87% +244.44%
HP Quality Center
Wales

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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
16 52 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.56% 9.72% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 38 8
Average daily rate £300 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £229 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South Wales region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South Wales region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Bridgend - 2 £350 -
Newport - - - -
HP Quality Center
Wales

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (72.73%) ISEB
2 15 (68.18%) HP
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Test Management
5 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
6 9 (40.91%) Workflow
6 9 (40.91%) Project Management
6 9 (40.91%) AS400
6 9 (40.91%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (36.36%) JIRA
8 7 (31.82%) Selenium
8 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
8 7 (31.82%) Scrum
9 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Open Source
9 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
10 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
10 5 (22.73%) Analytics
10 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 5 (22.73%) TortoiseSVN
10 5 (22.73%) BDD
10 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
10 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Use Case

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (36.36%) JIRA
3 7 (31.82%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (22.73%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 5 (22.73%) Bugzilla
4 5 (22.73%) Subversion
4 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.55%) Maven
6 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 12 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) XML Messaging
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) AS400
2 6 (27.27%) Open Source
3 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (50.00%) Test Management
2 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Workflow
3 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
6 5 (22.73%) Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Kanban
6 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Use Case
7 4 (18.18%) User Stories
8 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CBAP
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle