The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 60 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.76% 2.50% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.76% 30.30% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
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£263 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £74.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.45% +127.69%
HP Quality Center
North East

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

Systems Management Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
74 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.28% 8.25% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 2
Average daily rate £288 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £375 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.71 £16.08 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +51.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £16.08 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £16.08 £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.63%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 5 £263 -25.00% 1
HP Quality Center
North East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (61.54%) LoadRunner
2 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Splunk
3 4 (30.77%) Tableau
3 4 (30.77%) Itk
3 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 4 (30.77%) PLM
3 4 (30.77%) Teamcenter
3 4 (30.77%) Siemens
3 4 (30.77%) CAD
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) XSL
3 4 (30.77%) XSLT
3 4 (30.77%) Swing
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Keyword-Driven Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) LoadRunner
2 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
3 4 (30.77%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) OAT Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) XSL
1 4 (30.77%) XSLT
1 4 (30.77%) Swing
1 4 (30.77%) Itk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) CAD
2 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (30.77%) PLM
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Siemens
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
1 4 (30.77%) Tableau
2 2 (15.38%) HP