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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK
Rank 432 274 226
Rank change year-on-year
-158 -48
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 176 429 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.82% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.88% 9.28% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 293 323
Median daily rate £350 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.88%

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
4533 4622 4587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.98% 8.89% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3028 2911 2703
Median daily rate £463 £438 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 139 155
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.78% +35.55%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
England -111 163 £357 +1.92% 27
London -81 55 £406 +4.83% 12
South East -26 41 £401 +7.00% 2
South West +14 23 £323 +7.50% 2
West Midlands +16 15 £311 -
Berkshire +4 10 £460 +22.66%
Wiltshire +4 8 £315 -3.07% 1
Surrey -5 8 £403 +3.87%
Swindon +4 7 £315 -13.10%
East Midlands +2 7 £310 -
West Sussex -6 7 £300 -2.04% 1
Bristol -4 6 £360 +21.21% 1
Hampshire -8 6 £350 -12.50%
Crawley +11 5 £300 -4.00%
Somerset +5 5 £300 -4.00%
Yorkshire +3 5 £401 +37.98% 3
Bath +1 5 £300 -
Scotland -31 5 £266 -11.25% 2
Warwickshire - 5 £309 -
Leatherhead +11 4 £403 -3.88%
North West +10 4 £225 -25.00% 4
Birmingham +4 4 £306 -23.43%
Nottingham +3 4 £310 -
South Yorkshire +2 4 £450 +89.47%
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £310 -
Sheffield -1 4 £450 +89.47%
Coventry -1 4 £355 +9.23%
East of England -2 4 £400 +77.77% 3
Dorset - 4 £363 -
Bournemouth - 4 £363 -

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 215 (54.57%) HP
2 133 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (30.20%) SQL
4 116 (29.44%) Finance
5 113 (28.68%) JIRA
6 106 (26.90%) Test Scripting
7 93 (23.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 76 (19.29%) Functional Testing
9 74 (18.78%) ISTQB
10 68 (17.26%) Test Management
11 66 (16.75%) Defect Management
12 65 (16.50%) ISEB
13 64 (16.24%) Unix
14 62 (15.74%) Regression Testing
15 61 (15.48%) Selenium
16 58 (14.72%) Test Strategy
17 55 (13.96%) QA
17 55 (13.96%) Software Testing
18 47 (11.93%) HP UFT
19 46 (11.68%) Oracle
19 46 (11.68%) Banking
20 42 (10.66%) XML
20 42 (10.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 42 (10.66%) System Integration Testing
21 41 (10.41%) Scrum
22 39 (9.90%) Waterfall
23 38 (9.64%) LoadRunner
24 37 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
24 37 (9.39%) Test Planning
25 35 (8.88%) Microsoft

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.79%) Confluence
3 6 (1.52%) CMS
3 6 (1.52%) IIS
4 5 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.76%) SAS
6 2 (0.51%) Drupal
6 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 27 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.35%) MS Office
3 11 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.27%) MS Project
6 4 (1.02%) Mingle
7 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.76%) HFM
4 3 (0.76%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.76%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.51%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) Endur
6 1 (0.25%) Findur
6 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.25%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.25%) Maximo
6 1 (0.25%) Minerva
6 1 (0.25%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.25%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) GitHub
2 2 (0.51%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.81%) Wireless
2 14 (3.55%) 4G
2 14 (3.55%) LTE
3 13 (3.30%) Firewall
4 9 (2.28%) FTP
5 8 (2.03%) HTTP
6 7 (1.78%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.78%) Internet
6 7 (1.78%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.78%) SSL
6 7 (1.78%) WinSCP
7 6 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.27%) Network Security
9 3 (0.76%) BGP
9 3 (0.76%) HSRP
9 3 (0.76%) MPLS
9 3 (0.76%) OSPF
9 3 (0.76%) PPP
9 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.51%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.28%) DB2
5 7 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.76%) PowerCenter
8 3 (0.76%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.51%) Big Data
9 2 (0.51%) DataStage
9 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.51%) QlikView
9 2 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.25%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 113 (28.68%) JIRA
2 61 (15.48%) Selenium
3 47 (11.93%) HP UFT
4 38 (9.64%) LoadRunner
5 22 (5.58%) SoapUI
6 20 (5.08%) WebDriver
7 19 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (4.06%) Cucumber
9 14 (3.55%) Jenkins
10 12 (3.05%) JMeter
10 12 (3.05%) Maven
11 10 (2.54%) ClearCase
12 9 (2.28%) Ant
12 9 (2.28%) NUnit
13 8 (2.03%) JUnit
14 7 (1.78%) Rational DOORS
14 7 (1.78%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.78%) XMLSpy
14 7 (1.78%) Zephyr
General
1 116 (29.44%) Finance
2 46 (11.68%) Banking
3 25 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.81%) Retail
5 13 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.27%) Billing
8 5 (1.27%) Front Office
8 5 (1.27%) Marketing
9 4 (1.02%) Automotive
9 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.76%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.76%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Back Office
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) Games
11 2 (0.51%) Military
11 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 166 (42.13%) Analyst
2 144 (36.55%) Test Analyst
3 70 (17.77%) Tester
4 43 (10.91%) Test Manager
5 28 (7.11%) Test Leader
6 21 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
7 20 (5.08%) Developer
8 19 (4.82%) Test Engineer
9 18 (4.57%) Senior Test Analyst
10 15 (3.81%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (3.30%) Consultant
12 12 (3.05%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.05%) SAP Manager
13 9 (2.28%) Automation Tester
13 9 (2.28%) Functional Analyst
13 9 (2.28%) Manual Tester
13 9 (2.28%) SAP Test Manager
14 8 (2.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 8 (2.03%) Functional Test Analyst
15 7 (1.78%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.66%) XML
2 33 (8.38%) SOAP
3 26 (6.60%) .NET
4 24 (6.09%) Web Services
5 18 (4.57%) HTML
6 9 (2.28%) REST
6 9 (2.28%) XML Messaging
7 8 (2.03%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.03%) XSD
8 7 (1.78%) Apache Axis
8 7 (1.78%) J2EE
8 7 (1.78%) WSDL
8 7 (1.78%) XSL
8 7 (1.78%) XSLT
9 6 (1.52%) AppFabric
9 6 (1.52%) WCF
10 5 (1.27%) Flash
10 5 (1.27%) Gherkin
11 3 (0.76%) CGI
11 3 (0.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (3.05%) Equities
5 10 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.28%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.78%) DataPower
7 7 (1.78%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.78%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.52%) iPad
8 6 (1.52%) STB
9 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.02%) MPEG
11 3 (0.76%) Derivative
11 3 (0.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.76%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.24%) Unix
2 25 (6.35%) Linux
3 24 (6.09%) Windows
4 6 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.02%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.02%) Solaris
6 3 (0.76%) AIX
6 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.76%) Windows Vista
6 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (26.90%) Test Scripting
3 93 (23.60%) User Acceptance Testing
4 76 (19.29%) Functional Testing
5 68 (17.26%) Test Management
6 66 (16.75%) Defect Management
7 62 (15.74%) Regression Testing
8 58 (14.72%) Test Strategy
9 55 (13.96%) Software Testing
10 42 (10.66%) System Integration Testing
11 41 (10.41%) Scrum
12 39 (9.90%) Waterfall
13 37 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (9.39%) Test Planning
14 35 (8.88%) Integration Testing
14 35 (8.88%) Test Automation
15 34 (8.63%) Non-Functional Testing
15 34 (8.63%) SDLC
16 33 (8.38%) Automated Testing
17 27 (6.85%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (30.20%) SQL
2 29 (7.36%) Java
3 14 (3.55%) Python
4 12 (3.05%) VBScript
5 11 (2.79%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.79%) Ruby
6 10 (2.54%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.28%) C#
7 9 (2.28%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.03%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.78%) C
9 7 (1.78%) Perl
9 7 (1.78%) VBA
10 6 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.27%) JCL
11 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.76%) Groovy
12 3 (0.76%) PHP
13 2 (0.51%) COBOL
13 2 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 74 (18.78%) ISTQB
2 65 (16.50%) ISEB
3 42 (10.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 33 (8.38%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.58%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.06%) Degree
7 11 (2.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (2.28%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.02%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (1.02%) CISM
10 4 (1.02%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.51%) PhD
11 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.25%) MCITP
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.96%) QA
2 7 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.51%) SEPA
3 2 (0.51%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) WCAG
4 1 (0.25%) Basel III
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) IFRS
4 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO20022
System Software
1 10 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.52%) Snort
3 4 (1.02%) XenApp
3 4 (1.02%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.25%) Docker
5 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.52%) Cisco IPCC
1 6 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.52%) Puppet
2 3 (0.76%) Control-M
2 3 (0.76%) SCCM
3 2 (0.51%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 215 (54.57%) HP
2 46 (11.68%) Oracle
3 35 (8.88%) Microsoft
4 31 (7.87%) SAP
5 19 (4.82%) IBM
6 12 (3.05%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.79%) Guidewire
8 8 (2.03%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (2.03%) Informatica
9 7 (1.78%) Siebel
10 6 (1.52%) Cloudera
10 6 (1.52%) Sourcefire
11 5 (1.27%) CA
11 5 (1.27%) Charles River
11 5 (1.27%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.27%) Teradata
12 3 (0.76%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.76%) Remedy
12 3 (0.76%) Reuters
Kent
Stott & May
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago