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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 102 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.088% 0.55% 1.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 6.06% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Median daily rate - £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- +1.45%
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
178 66 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.72% 9.13% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 34 57
Median daily rate £350 £300 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £516 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 1 - -
HP Quality Center
North East

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (30.00%) ISEB
6 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) JMeter
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) Volume Testing
7 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
8 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (10.00%) JBehave
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) QADirector
3 1 (10.00%) QARun
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Volume Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle