The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 126 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 22 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.78% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.79% 10.50% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 20
Median daily rate £300 £291 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £380 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £355 £323
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.76%
HP Quality Center
England

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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
324 238 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.63% 7.43% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 135 151
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +4.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +11.68%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South West region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South West region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Dorset +2 7 £320 +70.66%
Somerset +18 6 £300 -20.00%
Gloucestershire - 5 £270 - 1
Wiltshire -8 2 £413 +13.79%
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 18 (46.15%) HP
2 16 (41.03%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 9 (23.08%) ISEB
5 9 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Banking
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.38%) Test Management
8 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 6 (15.38%) Retail
9 5 (12.82%) HP UFT
9 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
9 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
10 4 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (10.26%) SDLC
10 4 (10.26%) Python
10 4 (10.26%) Linux
10 4 (10.26%) Migration
10 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
10 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.26%) System Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Selenium
10 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
1 2 (5.13%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.56%) BASE24
2 1 (2.56%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.56%) Primavera
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) ATM
1 1 (2.56%) CTI
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) HP UFT
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) JUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
1 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Test Leader
3 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Build Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) HR Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Manual Tester
6 1 (2.56%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Itk
2 2 (5.13%) Swing
2 2 (5.13%) XSL
2 2 (5.13%) XSLT
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) iPad
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Tandem
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
3 9 (23.08%) Functional Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Test Management
4 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
5 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) SDLC
6 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (10.26%) System Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Document Management
7 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
1 4 (10.26%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C
3 2 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) ISEB
2 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) HP
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) ATG
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Siemens
3 2 (5.13%) Tableau
3 2 (5.13%) Teradata
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com