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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 53 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.81% 1.35% 2.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.39% 17.07% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate £338 £381 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £396 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
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
41 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.43% 7.88% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 20
Average daily rate £140 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.85% +9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -9 10 £338 -11.47% 2
HP Quality Center
Wales

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) WSUS
3 4 (36.36%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Release Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) BMC Marimba
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) BMC
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
1 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat