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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / South West
Rank 119 121 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 22 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.80% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.10% 10.21% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 25
Median daily rate £330 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £419 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%

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
168 235 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.29% 7.79% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 164 134
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £11.75 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.42% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £9.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £14.35 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.66% +25.55%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +6 7 £333 +2.30% 1
Bristol -3 6 £360 +21.21% 1
Somerset +6 5 £300 -4.00%
Dorset - 4 £363 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 17 (41.46%) HP
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
1 17 (41.46%) Software Testing
2 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
4 11 (26.83%) ISEB
5 10 (24.39%) Defect Management
6 9 (21.95%) Test Planning
6 9 (21.95%) Python
6 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
6 9 (21.95%) JIRA
7 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
7 8 (19.51%) Web Services
7 8 (19.51%) XML
7 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
7 8 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
8 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.07%) Selenium
9 6 (14.63%) WCF
9 6 (14.63%) Release Management
9 6 (14.63%) Atlassian
9 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
9 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
9 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS

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 6 (14.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
1 6 (14.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (12.20%) Network Security
3 2 (4.88%) 2G
3 2 (4.88%) 3G
3 2 (4.88%) 4G
3 2 (4.88%) BGP
3 2 (4.88%) HSRP
3 2 (4.88%) MPLS
3 2 (4.88%) OSPF
3 2 (4.88%) PPP
3 2 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (4.88%) VoLTE
4 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) JIRA
2 7 (17.07%) Selenium
3 6 (14.63%) Ant
3 6 (14.63%) LoadRunner
3 6 (14.63%) Maven
3 6 (14.63%) Selenium IDE
3 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
1 15 (36.59%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Tester
3 6 (14.63%) Test Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Security Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Web Tester
6 2 (4.88%) XML Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Integration Tester
7 1 (2.44%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Web Services
1 8 (19.51%) XML
2 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.63%) AppFabric
3 6 (14.63%) WCF
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Software Testing
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
4 10 (24.39%) Defect Management
5 9 (21.95%) Test Planning
6 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) BDD
8 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
8 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Release Management
8 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (12.20%) ETL
9 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
1 9 (21.95%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
2 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) ISEB
4 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.76%) CHECK Team Member
5 4 (9.76%) CISM
5 4 (9.76%) CREST Certified
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
1 6 (14.63%) Snort
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) HP
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) Atlassian
3 6 (14.63%) Cloudera
3 6 (14.63%) Guidewire
3 6 (14.63%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata