The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 39 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.76% 1.41% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.69% 9.62% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £423 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +39.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £246 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £470 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +16.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Systems Management Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
29 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.50% 14.65% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 16
Average daily rate £340 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £16.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Southampton region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (75.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) Test Management
3 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (15.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.00%) Selenium
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
1 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Test Management
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Android Development
6 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VBA
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft