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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 44 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.85% 2.86% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.11% 34.15% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
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£375 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -10.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-80.48% +244.44%
HP Quality Center
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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
36 41 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.68% 8.38% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 8
Average daily rate £411 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £273 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £376 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 5 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.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 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 23 (82.14%) ISEB
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) Software Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
4 16 (57.14%) Test Management
5 15 (53.57%) Selenium
5 15 (53.57%) JIRA
5 15 (53.57%) Scrum
6 13 (46.43%) Project Management
6 13 (46.43%) HP
6 13 (46.43%) Open Source
7 12 (42.86%) TortoiseSVN
7 12 (42.86%) BDD
7 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
7 12 (42.86%) WebDriver
7 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
7 12 (42.86%) C#
7 12 (42.86%) Finance
7 12 (42.86%) Bugzilla
7 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
7 12 (42.86%) TDD
7 12 (42.86%) Subversion
7 12 (42.86%) Load Testing
7 12 (42.86%) Kanban
7 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
8 10 (35.71%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Selenium
1 15 (53.57%) JIRA
2 12 (42.86%) TortoiseSVN
2 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 12 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 12 (42.86%) Bugzilla
2 12 (42.86%) Subversion
2 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (32.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (28.57%) Maven
5 7 (25.00%) TestNG
5 7 (25.00%) JMeter
5 7 (25.00%) Ant
5 7 (25.00%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
2 17 (60.71%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Open Source
2 10 (35.71%) Client/Server
3 9 (32.14%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Software Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
3 16 (57.14%) Test Management
4 15 (53.57%) Scrum
5 13 (46.43%) Project Management
6 12 (42.86%) BDD
6 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
6 12 (42.86%) TDD
6 12 (42.86%) Load Testing
6 12 (42.86%) Kanban
7 9 (32.14%) Workflow
8 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
9 5 (17.86%) Analytics
10 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 4 (14.29%) User Stories
11 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) ISEB
2 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle