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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 52 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.56% 1.70% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.52% 19.23% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
46 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.57% 8.83% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 25
Median daily rate £413 £170 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.64% -58.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cardiff +10 3 £325 -3.70%
HP Quality Center
Wales

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) The Grinder
4 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 3 (42.86%) RAD
4 3 (42.86%) RUP
4 3 (42.86%) Siebel
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) WinRunner
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Groovy

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (42.86%) The Grinder
2 3 (42.86%) WinRunner
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) RAD
4 3 (42.86%) RUP
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) V-Model
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Siebel