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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 49 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.74% 0.88% 0.99%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.28% 13.79% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
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£325 £438 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +36.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £296 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £500 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +62.50%
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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
47 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.19% 6.36% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 10
Average daily rate £363 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £152 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 26 (81.25%) Selenium
2 23 (71.88%) JIRA
2 23 (71.88%) Scrum
2 23 (71.88%) Automation Testing
3 22 (68.75%) Ant
3 22 (68.75%) Maven
4 19 (59.38%) Test Scripting
4 19 (59.38%) Java
5 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
5 18 (56.25%) WebDriver
6 17 (53.13%) Test Management
6 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
6 17 (53.13%) TestNG
6 17 (53.13%) BDD
6 17 (53.13%) TDD
6 17 (53.13%) Subversion
6 17 (53.13%) ISTQB
6 17 (53.13%) C#
6 17 (53.13%) JUnit
6 17 (53.13%) ISEB
7 16 (50.00%) Load Testing
7 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 16 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (46.88%) Open Source
8 15 (46.88%) TortoiseSVN
8 15 (46.88%) Kanban
8 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
8 15 (46.88%) JMeter
8 15 (46.88%) Bugzilla
8 15 (46.88%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) 3G
1 6 (18.75%) 2G
1 6 (18.75%) 4G
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (81.25%) Selenium
2 23 (71.88%) JIRA
3 22 (68.75%) Maven
3 22 (68.75%) Ant
4 18 (56.25%) WebDriver
5 17 (53.13%) JUnit
5 17 (53.13%) Subversion
5 17 (53.13%) TestNG
6 16 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 15 (46.88%) TortoiseSVN
7 15 (46.88%) JMeter
7 15 (46.88%) Bugzilla
8 10 (31.25%) LoadRunner
9 8 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 6 (18.75%) eggPlant
10 6 (18.75%) Toad
11 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (6.25%) JBehave
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (18.75%) QA Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Automated Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
1 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
2 9 (28.13%) SOAP
2 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) REST
4 6 (18.75%) J2ME
4 6 (18.75%) WAP
5 3 (9.38%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE
6 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.13%) WCF
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Open Source
2 13 (40.63%) Client/Server
3 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (18.75%) Handset
5 5 (15.63%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (12.50%) AS400
6 4 (12.50%) iSeries
7 1 (3.13%) Statistics
7 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Scrum
1 23 (71.88%) Automation Testing
2 19 (59.38%) Test Scripting
3 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
4 17 (53.13%) TDD
4 17 (53.13%) Test Management
4 17 (53.13%) BDD
5 16 (50.00%) Load Testing
6 15 (46.88%) Kanban
7 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
8 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
9 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
12 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Project Management
14 2 (6.25%) Migration
14 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
14 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
15 1 (3.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) XQuery
4 2 (6.25%) XPath
4 2 (6.25%) Groovy
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) ISEB
1 17 (53.13%) ISTQB
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Sun
3 6 (18.75%) Apple
4 4 (12.50%) Informatica
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix