The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 38 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.12% 0.95% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 16.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate £325 £321 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -9.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £248 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £493 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.02% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
HP Quality Center
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Systems Management Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
48 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.70% 5.94% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) Tandem
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (11.11%) BASE24
5 1 (11.11%) IVR
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Build Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Genesys Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) Tandem
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) V-Model
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Genesys
3 1 (11.11%) Verint