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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 101 62 31
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -31
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.40% 1.25% 4.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.66% 9.00% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 14
Median daily rate £318 £300 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £239 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £330 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.76%
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
301 100 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.89% 13.85% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 60 37
Median daily rate £280 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £252 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £486 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.75 £24.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £12.36 £17.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £30.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.76 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.48%

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 30 July 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 -44 5 £318 +5.83%
HP Quality Center
North East

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
2 11 (64.71%) ISTQB
3 10 (58.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
4 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Unix
5 7 (41.18%) QA
5 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
6 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (35.29%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
6 6 (35.29%) Facilita Forecast
6 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
6 6 (35.29%) VB
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) ISEB
6 6 (35.29%) HP UFT
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) Client/Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BigMachines
1 1 (5.88%) Primavera
1 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
2 6 (35.29%) Facilita Forecast
2 6 (35.29%) HP UFT
3 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tester
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Itk
2 1 (5.88%) Swing
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSL
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
2 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
2 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
5 5 (29.41%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Change Control
8 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 10 (58.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (35.29%) ISEB
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) Siemens
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau