The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 233 215 197
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 561 557 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.99% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.82% 12.44% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 325 389
Average daily rate
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£350 £331 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £215 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4746 4478 4040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.92% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2921 2652 2350
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 160 156
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £45.00 £40.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -7.77%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -10 504 £355 +7.57% 74
London +2 191 £400 +3.22% 23
South East +4 158 £375 +25.00% 17
Surrey +34 56 £400 +33.33% 4
North West -3 55 £300 -6.97% 12
Scotland -5 54 £325 -7.14% 4
Berkshire +21 48 £375 +47.05% 4
Leatherhead - 46 £400 -
Edinburgh +7 30 £325 +4.00% 3
Manchester +5 30 £275 -14.72% 10
City of London -13 30 £438 -5.14% 11
West Midlands +22 25 £300 +6.19% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 25 £350 +27.27% 2
South West -15 24 £291 -6.88% 3
Hampshire -37 23 £338 -6.89% 1
Coventry +20 21 £300 -40.00% 5
Milton Keynes +1 20 £300 +8.10% 2
Reading +7 15 £400 +72.97% 3
North East -27 14 £325 -9.72% 1
East of England -12 13 £400 +12.67% 6
Tyne and Wear -26 13 £325 -9.72% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 13 £325 -9.72% 1
East Midlands -18 12 £355 +18.68% 1
Yorkshire -35 12 £400 +45.45% 4
Bristol -2 11 £280 -6.66%
Newbury -2 11 - -
Slough +1 10 £330 +32.00%
Lancashire -11 10 £425 +21.42% 1
Glasgow -12 10 £350 -
Chesterfield -3 8 £360 +18.73% 1

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 498 (49.55%) HP
2 334 (33.23%) SQL
3 317 (31.54%) Test Scripting
4 287 (28.56%) Finance
5 243 (24.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 228 (22.69%) ISEB
7 225 (22.39%) ISTQB
8 218 (21.69%) Test Management
9 208 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
10 205 (20.40%) Banking
11 200 (19.90%) Security Cleared
12 160 (15.92%) XML
13 158 (15.72%) QA
14 150 (14.93%) SC Cleared
15 148 (14.73%) JIRA
16 131 (13.03%) Software Testing
17 129 (12.84%) Microsoft
18 120 (11.94%) Oracle
19 115 (11.44%) UNIX
20 107 (10.65%) MS Excel
20 107 (10.65%) Integration Testing
21 104 (10.35%) Migration
22 102 (10.15%) HP UFT
23 100 (9.95%) Telecoms
24 99 (9.85%) Java
25 97 (9.65%) Test Automation
26 95 (9.45%) Waterfall
27 94 (9.35%) System Integration Testing
28 87 (8.66%) Performance Testing
29 86 (8.56%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 32 (3.18%) SharePoint
1 32 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 13 (1.29%) CMS
4 11 (1.09%) Apache
5 10 (1.00%) JBoss
5 10 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.80%) SAS
7 7 (0.70%) Confluence
7 7 (0.70%) Node.js
8 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.50%) Jetty
9 5 (0.50%) nginx
10 4 (0.40%) LiveLink
10 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.40%) IIS
11 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.30%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.30%) Drupal
11 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 107 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 67 (6.67%) MS Office
3 24 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 24 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.00%) MS Project
5 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.09%) SAP HR
3 8 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.80%) Teamcenter
4 7 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.60%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.60%) Summit
6 4 (0.40%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.40%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.40%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.30%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.20%) Exstream
8 2 (0.20%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.09%) SaaS
2 10 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.80%) Office 365
4 5 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.20%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.100%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.59%) Wireshark
2 25 (2.49%) GSM
3 21 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.69%) GPRS
4 17 (1.69%) UMTS
5 15 (1.49%) LTE
5 15 (1.49%) VoLTE
6 13 (1.29%) Diameter Protocol
7 12 (1.19%) 4G
7 12 (1.19%) 3G
8 11 (1.09%) Firewall
9 9 (0.90%) RNC
9 9 (0.90%) HSDPA
9 9 (0.90%) 2G
9 9 (0.90%) LDAP
10 8 (0.80%) Wireless
11 7 (0.70%) SAN
12 6 (0.60%) RTP
12 6 (0.60%) SS7
12 6 (0.60%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (3.38%) SQL Server
3 28 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.49%) MySQL
5 23 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.90%) DB2
8 7 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.70%) SAP BW
9 6 (0.60%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.50%) MS Access
10 5 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.40%) PowerCenter
11 4 (0.40%) Data Mart
11 4 (0.40%) QlikView
11 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 148 (14.73%) JIRA
2 102 (10.15%) HP UFT
3 81 (8.06%) SoapUI
4 79 (7.86%) Selenium
5 69 (6.87%) LoadRunner
6 39 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (3.28%) Subversion
8 32 (3.18%) Cucumber
9 27 (2.69%) JMeter
10 24 (2.39%) WebDriver
11 21 (2.09%) TestDirector
12 18 (1.79%) JUnit
13 17 (1.69%) Bugzilla
14 16 (1.59%) Eclipse
14 16 (1.59%) Git (software)
15 15 (1.49%) Jenkins
16 14 (1.39%) Maven
17 12 (1.19%) Toad
17 12 (1.19%) ClearCase
17 12 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 287 (28.56%) Finance
2 205 (20.40%) Banking
3 100 (9.95%) Telecoms
4 62 (6.17%) Retail
5 45 (4.48%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.39%) Retail Banking
7 18 (1.79%) Legal
8 16 (1.59%) Billing
8 16 (1.59%) Front Office
9 13 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.80%) Back Office
12 6 (0.60%) Automotive
12 6 (0.60%) Marketing
13 4 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.40%) Advertising
13 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 435 (43.28%) Analyst
2 386 (38.41%) Test Analyst
3 194 (19.30%) Test Manager
4 145 (14.43%) Tester
5 70 (6.97%) Test Leader
6 50 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
7 48 (4.78%) Test Engineer
8 47 (4.68%) Senior Test Analyst
9 36 (3.58%) Developer
10 29 (2.89%) Business Analyst
11 23 (2.29%) Architect
12 22 (2.19%) Coordinator
12 22 (2.19%) Defect Manager
13 20 (1.99%) QA Analyst
14 18 (1.79%) SAP Manager
14 18 (1.79%) SAP Test Manager
15 17 (1.69%) Junior
16 16 (1.59%) Consultant
16 16 (1.59%) Test Architect
17 15 (1.49%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (15.92%) XML
2 82 (8.16%) SOAP
3 70 (6.97%) XML Messaging
4 44 (4.38%) Web Services
5 34 (3.38%) HTML
6 30 (2.99%) .NET
7 11 (1.09%) JSP
8 10 (1.00%) FpML
9 9 (0.90%) JSON
9 9 (0.90%) WCF
10 8 (0.80%) jQuery
10 8 (0.80%) Java EE
10 8 (0.80%) CSS
10 8 (0.80%) J2EE
11 7 (0.70%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.70%) Swing
11 7 (0.70%) Middleware
12 6 (0.60%) FIXML
12 6 (0.60%) XSL
12 6 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (1.79%) Fixed Income
4 17 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 17 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.49%) Equities
7 12 (1.19%) Derivative
7 12 (1.19%) SWIFT
8 11 (1.09%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.09%) STB
8 11 (1.09%) EFT
8 11 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 9 (0.90%) MPEG
10 8 (0.80%) IVR
10 8 (0.80%) Market Risk
10 8 (0.80%) Reference Data
10 8 (0.80%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 115 (11.44%) UNIX
2 46 (4.58%) Windows
3 29 (2.89%) Linux
4 13 (1.29%) Solaris
5 11 (1.09%) AIX
6 10 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.70%) Android
8 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.50%) CentOS
8 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.20%) SUSE
11 2 (0.20%) HPUX
11 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.100%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.100%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (31.54%) Test Scripting
2 243 (24.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 218 (21.69%) Test Management
4 208 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (13.03%) Software Testing
6 107 (10.65%) Integration Testing
7 104 (10.35%) Migration
8 97 (9.65%) Test Automation
9 95 (9.45%) Waterfall
10 94 (9.35%) System Integration Testing
11 87 (8.66%) Performance Testing
12 86 (8.56%) Test Planning
13 82 (8.16%) Test Strategy
13 82 (8.16%) Regression Testing
14 78 (7.76%) Use Case
15 74 (7.36%) Validation
16 70 (6.97%) Non-Functional Testing
17 65 (6.47%) Scrum
18 64 (6.37%) System Testing
19 61 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (33.23%) SQL
2 99 (9.85%) Java
3 48 (4.78%) PL/SQL
4 42 (4.18%) Perl
5 32 (3.18%) Shell Script
6 30 (2.99%) Python
7 27 (2.69%) C#
8 24 (2.39%) C++
9 22 (2.19%) JavaScript
10 20 (1.99%) VBA
11 19 (1.89%) C
12 18 (1.79%) PHP
13 15 (1.49%) VBScript
14 12 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.00%) Ruby
15 10 (1.00%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.90%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.70%) VB
18 6 (0.60%) Bash Shell
19 4 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 228 (22.69%) ISEB
2 225 (22.39%) ISTQB
3 200 (19.90%) Security Cleared
4 150 (14.93%) SC Cleared
5 74 (7.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 40 (3.98%) Degree
7 20 (1.99%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.80%) BC Cleared
11 5 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.50%) MCSE
12 4 (0.40%) CISSP
12 4 (0.40%) MCITP
13 3 (0.30%) MCTS
13 3 (0.30%) CEH
13 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.30%) MCSA
13 3 (0.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (15.72%) QA
2 10 (1.00%) EMIR
3 9 (0.90%) GxP
4 8 (0.80%) MiFID
5 7 (0.70%) FINREP
6 6 (0.60%) COREP
7 5 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (0.50%) GAMP
7 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.40%) FATCA
8 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.20%) SLA
9 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.100%) Basel III
10 1 (0.100%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.100%) CDISC
10 1 (0.100%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.50%) vCloud
3 5 (0.50%) Docker
4 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.20%) Snort
6 1 (0.100%) Squid
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.100%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.100%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.100%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (0.70%) Nessus
2 5 (0.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (0.50%) Puppet
2 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.50%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.30%) Iperf
4 3 (0.30%) WebInspect
4 3 (0.30%) SCCM
5 2 (0.20%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.20%) Control-M
5 2 (0.20%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.20%) Netcool
5 2 (0.20%) Nmap
6 1 (0.100%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.100%) Nagios
6 1 (0.100%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.100%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 498 (49.55%) HP
2 129 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 120 (11.94%) Oracle
4 76 (7.56%) SAP
5 23 (2.29%) IBM
5 23 (2.29%) VMware
6 21 (2.09%) PeopleSoft
7 18 (1.79%) Splunk
8 16 (1.59%) Murex
9 14 (1.39%) Citrix
10 11 (1.09%) Remedy
11 10 (1.00%) Adobe
11 10 (1.00%) Cognos
12 7 (0.70%) Siebel
12 7 (0.70%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.70%) Ab Initio
13 6 (0.60%) Teradata
13 6 (0.60%) Capita
13 6 (0.60%) Tableau
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