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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 34 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.32% 1.32% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.85% 20.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
26 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 8.20% 6.60% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 5
Average daily rate £275 £325 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.65 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.59% +264.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
HP Quality Center
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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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) BASE24
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (25.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA