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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 119 142 107
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 22 10 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.31% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.95% 4.83% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 27
Median daily rate £340 £306 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £340 £322
% change year-on-year
-3.67% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- +1.45%
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
221 207 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.16% 6.49% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 135 147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Median hourly rate £41.50 £26.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.09% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £38.25 £38.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Gloucestershire - 8 £470 -
Wiltshire -1 6 £315 -11.57%
Bristol +5 3 £270 -4.00% 1
Dorset -1 3 £363 +90.78%
Devon - 1 £450 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 27 (49.09%) HP
2 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (36.36%) Finance
4 18 (32.73%) Software Testing
5 17 (30.91%) ISTQB
5 17 (30.91%) ISEB
6 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
6 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
7 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 15 (27.27%) Functional Testing
8 13 (23.64%) Python
8 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
8 13 (23.64%) DV Cleared
9 12 (21.82%) Test Planning
9 12 (21.82%) JIRA
10 11 (20.00%) Defect Management
10 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (16.36%) Linux
11 9 (16.36%) Unix
11 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
12 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
12 8 (14.55%) iPad
12 8 (14.55%) Selenium
12 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (14.55%) Java
12 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.55%) Banking
13 7 (12.73%) LoadRunner
13 7 (12.73%) Web Services

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 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) CICS
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Project
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.82%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.82%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Firewall
1 5 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (7.27%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) WebEx
4 1 (1.82%) 2G
4 1 (1.82%) 3G
4 1 (1.82%) 4G
4 1 (1.82%) BGP
4 1 (1.82%) CTI
4 1 (1.82%) HSRP
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) OSPF
4 1 (1.82%) PPP
4 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.82%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) JIRA
2 8 (14.55%) Selenium
3 7 (12.73%) LoadRunner
4 6 (10.91%) Ant
4 6 (10.91%) Maven
4 6 (10.91%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (10.91%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.64%) JMeter
8 1 (1.82%) JUnit
8 1 (1.82%) Subversion
8 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) Toad
8 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 10 (18.18%) Tester
5 7 (12.73%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Test Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Environment Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Security Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Tester
9 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Mainframe Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) UAT Test Lead
9 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Web Services
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.91%) XML
3 5 (9.09%) AppFabric
3 5 (9.09%) WCF
4 3 (5.45%) SOAP
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.82%) Itk
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) Swing
6 1 (1.82%) XSL
6 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) iPad
2 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
1 9 (16.36%) Unix
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Software Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 12 (21.82%) Test Planning
6 11 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
9 6 (10.91%) BDD
9 6 (10.91%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Release Management
9 6 (10.91%) Software Delivery
9 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.91%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
10 5 (9.09%) ETL
10 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
1 13 (23.64%) Python
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 2 (3.64%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) JCL
4 2 (3.64%) REXX
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) ISEB
1 17 (30.91%) ISTQB
2 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 13 (23.64%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.45%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (5.45%) CISM
5 3 (5.45%) CREST Certified
5 3 (5.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.09%) Snort
2 2 (3.64%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) HP
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) Atlassian
3 6 (10.91%) Cloudera
4 5 (9.09%) Guidewire
4 5 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.64%) CA
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Tableau
7 1 (1.82%) Teradata