The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 29 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.25% - 4.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.27% - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Average daily rate £350 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -72.27%
HP Quality Center
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Systems Management Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
11 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.58% 8.11% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 29
Average daily rate £350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £163 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

HP Quality Center
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP