The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 36 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.43% - 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.11% - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
45 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.86% 11.95% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 13
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £403 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £25.75 £18.38 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.13% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Sheffield - 4 £365 -
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (50.00%) BASE24
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) ATM
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP