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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 40 36 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 21 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.83% 2.64% 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.18% 64.71% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
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£275 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £344 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £47.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +31.80%
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
51 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.31% 4.08% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 9
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Newport -4 5 £328 -2.23%
HP Quality Center
Wales

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (77.42%) ISEB
2 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Software Testing
3 20 (64.52%) Test Scripting
4 19 (61.29%) Selenium
5 17 (54.84%) Scrum
5 17 (54.84%) JIRA
5 17 (54.84%) Test Management
6 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
6 16 (51.61%) C#
7 15 (48.39%) TDD
7 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
7 15 (48.39%) Load Testing
7 15 (48.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (48.39%) WebDriver
7 15 (48.39%) Open Source
7 15 (48.39%) BDD
7 15 (48.39%) Automation Testing
8 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
8 14 (45.16%) TortoiseSVN
8 14 (45.16%) Kanban
8 14 (45.16%) Bugzilla
8 14 (45.16%) Finance
8 14 (45.16%) Subversion
8 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
8 14 (45.16%) Project Management
9 13 (41.94%) Java
9 13 (41.94%) .NET
9 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
9 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Selenium
2 17 (54.84%) JIRA
3 15 (48.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (48.39%) WebDriver
4 14 (45.16%) TortoiseSVN
4 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
4 14 (45.16%) Bugzilla
4 14 (45.16%) Subversion
5 11 (35.48%) TestNG
6 10 (32.26%) Maven
7 9 (29.03%) Ant
7 9 (29.03%) JUnit
7 9 (29.03%) JMeter
8 8 (25.81%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 16 (51.61%) Test Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
1 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Open Source
2 12 (38.71%) Client/Server
3 11 (35.48%) AS400
4 3 (9.68%) iSeries
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Software Testing
2 20 (64.52%) Test Scripting
3 17 (54.84%) Scrum
3 17 (54.84%) Test Management
4 15 (48.39%) BDD
4 15 (48.39%) Load Testing
4 15 (48.39%) TDD
4 15 (48.39%) Automation Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Project Management
5 14 (45.16%) Kanban
6 8 (25.81%) Workflow
7 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
8 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.13%) Analytics
10 4 (12.90%) User Stories
10 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
10 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) ISEB
2 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
3 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
4 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) HP
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
4 3 (9.68%) Informatica