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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 97 107 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 45 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.45% 0.69% 1.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.36% 11.89% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 37
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £47.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-36.24% +31.80%
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
221 143 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.11% 5.83% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 68 119
Average daily rate £400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.36 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.22% -13.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.08 £32.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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.

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
Gloucestershire -9 11 £375 -6.25% 1
Bristol +2 10 £400 +3.22% 4
Dorset +5 8 £450 - 1
Wiltshire -5 5 £330 -7.36%
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 45 (56.96%) HP
2 42 (53.16%) Security Cleared
3 40 (50.63%) ISTQB
4 37 (46.84%) ISEB
5 31 (39.24%) SC Cleared
6 28 (35.44%) JIRA
7 27 (34.18%) Test Scripting
8 26 (32.91%) Software Testing
9 24 (30.38%) QuickTest Pro
10 22 (27.85%) Automated Testing
10 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (24.05%) Selenium
11 19 (24.05%) User Stories
12 18 (22.78%) LoadRunner
13 17 (21.52%) Finance
14 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
15 12 (15.19%) Java
16 11 (13.92%) DV Cleared
17 10 (12.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 9 (11.39%) Test Management
18 9 (11.39%) OO
18 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
19 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
20 7 (8.86%) Load Testing
20 7 (8.86%) ISO 9001
20 7 (8.86%) Project Management
20 7 (8.86%) Windows
20 7 (8.86%) Linux
20 7 (8.86%) ISO 14001

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (5.06%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.53%) CMS
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
2 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Project
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Summit
2 2 (2.53%) Agresso
3 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) UMTS
1 4 (5.06%) LTE
2 3 (3.80%) GGSN
2 3 (3.80%) SGSN
2 3 (3.80%) 3GPP
3 2 (2.53%) WAN
3 2 (2.53%) Network Security
4 1 (1.27%) 4G
4 1 (1.27%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.27%) GPRS
4 1 (1.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) JIRA
2 24 (30.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (24.05%) Selenium
4 18 (22.78%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.53%) Maven
6 2 (2.53%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.53%) Ant
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
6 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.53%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Billing
5 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Tester
2 22 (27.85%) Test Manager
3 18 (22.78%) Analyst
4 17 (21.52%) Test Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner Tester
7 3 (3.80%) Test Programme Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Testing Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
8 2 (2.53%) UAT Tester
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.53%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Spring
1 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (2.53%) Middleware
1 2 (2.53%) HTML
1 2 (2.53%) XML
1 2 (2.53%) CSS
1 2 (2.53%) JSP
1 2 (2.53%) SOAP
1 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (2.53%) REST
1 2 (2.53%) jQuery
1 2 (2.53%) Spring MVC
1 2 (2.53%) JSON
1 2 (2.53%) Java EE
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.53%) Open Source
3 1 (1.27%) DTV
3 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.27%) PDA
3 1 (1.27%) Clustering
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Test Scripting
2 26 (32.91%) Software Testing
3 22 (27.85%) Automated Testing
3 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.05%) User Stories
5 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (11.39%) Test Management
6 9 (11.39%) OO
7 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
8 7 (8.86%) Load Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Project Management
9 6 (7.59%) System Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.33%) Scrum
10 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.06%) Validation
11 4 (5.06%) Migration
11 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.80%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) Java
2 5 (6.33%) C
3 2 (2.53%) SQL
4 1 (1.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 42 (53.16%) Security Cleared
2 40 (50.63%) ISTQB
3 37 (46.84%) ISEB
4 31 (39.24%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.92%) DV Cleared
6 10 (12.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.80%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.53%) CEH
8 2 (2.53%) CISSP
9 1 (1.27%) Degree
9 1 (1.27%) MCSE
9 1 (1.27%) MCSA
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.27%) OCA
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.27%) MCTS
9 1 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) ISO 9001
1 7 (8.86%) ISO 14001
2 6 (7.59%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 45 (56.96%) HP
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Primavera
3 4 (5.06%) SAP
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) Veritas
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix
6 1 (1.27%) Murex
6 1 (1.27%) McAfee
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Serena
6 1 (1.27%) Teradata
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