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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK
Rank 411 277 245
Rank change year-on-year
-134 -32
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 175 417 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.83% 9.32% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 289 303
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +65.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +65.28%

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
4567 4475 4446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.37% 8.81% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3014 2782 2666
Median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 143 143
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +22.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -96 167 £363 +3.57% 20
London -92 56 £425 +13.33% 4
South East -20 46 £375 +7.14% 5
South West +17 23 £338 +8.00% 3
West Midlands +5 13 £311 -19.15% 3
East Midlands +15 11 £350 +11.11%
Berkshire -5 9 £420 +20.00% 2
Hampshire +6 8 £300 -11.11%
Milton Keynes +5 8 £453 +50.83%
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £453 +50.83%
City of London -22 8 £450 +14.28% 3
West Sussex - 8 £280 -
Swindon +8 7 £315 -1.17%
Wiltshire +2 7 £315 +0.80%
Northamptonshire - 7 £358 -
Bristol +1 6 £360 +20.60% 3
Surrey +1 6 £403 -3.88% 2
North West +1 6 £320 -8.57%
Northampton - 6 £358 -
Somerset +6 4 £300 -
Bath +4 4 £300 -
Yorkshire -8 4 £450 +51.51% 2
Coventry -16 4 £355 -11.25%
Dorset - 4 £363 -
Bournemouth - 4 £363 -
Crawley - 4 £280 -
Nottinghamshire +10 3 £310 -1.58%
Liverpool +7 3 £320 +16.36%
Leatherhead +5 3 £403 -7.20% 1
Nottingham +4 3 £310 -1.58%

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 245 (54.93%) HP
2 155 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (32.51%) SQL
4 128 (28.70%) JIRA
5 126 (28.25%) Finance
6 112 (25.11%) Test Scripting
7 101 (22.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 91 (20.40%) Unix
9 88 (19.73%) Functional Testing
10 80 (17.94%) ISEB
11 79 (17.71%) ISTQB
12 77 (17.26%) Defect Management
13 75 (16.82%) Selenium
13 75 (16.82%) Test Management
14 71 (15.92%) QA
15 68 (15.25%) Oracle
16 65 (14.57%) HP UFT
16 65 (14.57%) Regression Testing
16 65 (14.57%) Test Strategy
17 62 (13.90%) Banking
18 54 (12.11%) Software Testing
19 48 (10.76%) Test Automation
19 48 (10.76%) SOAP
20 47 (10.54%) XML
20 47 (10.54%) Non-Functional Testing
21 46 (10.31%) Waterfall
21 46 (10.31%) Windows
22 45 (10.09%) Java
22 45 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
23 44 (9.87%) LoadRunner

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 19 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.91%) Confluence
3 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.35%) IIS
4 6 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.12%) CMS
6 4 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.67%) SAS
8 2 (0.45%) CICS
8 2 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.45%) Drupal
8 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.22%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 34 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.05%) MS Office
3 15 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.14%) MS Project
5 9 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.67%) Mingle
6 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.90%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) HFM
4 2 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Endur
5 1 (0.22%) Findur
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.12%) GitHub
2 3 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.67%) Office 365
3 2 (0.45%) CloudBees
3 2 (0.45%) IaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.45%) PaaS
3 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.59%) FTP
1 16 (3.59%) Wireless
2 14 (3.14%) 4G
2 14 (3.14%) HTTP
2 14 (3.14%) LTE
3 13 (2.91%) Firewall
4 9 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.79%) Internet
6 7 (1.57%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.57%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.57%) SSL
6 7 (1.57%) WinSCP
7 6 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.12%) Network Security
9 4 (0.90%) BGP
9 4 (0.90%) HSRP
9 4 (0.90%) MPLS
9 4 (0.90%) OSPF
9 4 (0.90%) PPP
10 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.59%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.24%) DB2
6 7 (1.57%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.90%) PowerCenter
8 3 (0.67%) Big Data
9 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.45%) QlikView
9 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.45%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 128 (28.70%) JIRA
2 75 (16.82%) Selenium
3 65 (14.57%) HP UFT
4 44 (9.87%) LoadRunner
5 30 (6.73%) SoapUI
6 26 (5.83%) Cucumber
7 22 (4.93%) JMeter
7 22 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (4.93%) WebDriver
8 19 (4.26%) Jenkins
9 16 (3.59%) JUnit
10 15 (3.36%) Maven
11 14 (3.14%) Zephyr
12 13 (2.91%) NUnit
13 12 (2.69%) ClearCase
13 12 (2.69%) SpecFlow
14 11 (2.47%) Ant
14 11 (2.47%) Git (software)
15 10 (2.24%) Sahi
15 10 (2.24%) WATIR
General
1 126 (28.25%) Finance
2 62 (13.90%) Banking
3 29 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 26 (5.83%) Retail
5 14 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.02%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.35%) Front Office
9 5 (1.12%) Automotive
9 5 (1.12%) Billing
9 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.12%) Marketing
9 5 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.90%) Games
11 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 186 (41.70%) Analyst
2 159 (35.65%) Test Analyst
3 74 (16.59%) Tester
4 48 (10.76%) Test Manager
5 39 (8.74%) Test Leader
6 25 (5.61%) Developer
6 25 (5.61%) Test Engineer
7 20 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (3.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 16 (3.59%) Automation Test Analyst
9 16 (3.59%) Consultant
10 14 (3.14%) Business Analyst
11 12 (2.69%) SAP Manager
12 11 (2.47%) SQL Analyst
13 10 (2.24%) Automation Tester
13 10 (2.24%) Defect Manager
13 10 (2.24%) Financial Analyst
13 10 (2.24%) Functional Test Analyst
13 10 (2.24%) Manual Tester
13 10 (2.24%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.76%) SOAP
2 47 (10.54%) XML
3 35 (7.85%) .NET
4 30 (6.73%) Web Services
5 22 (4.93%) HTML
6 10 (2.24%) XML Messaging
7 9 (2.02%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.02%) REST
8 8 (1.79%) J2EE
8 8 (1.79%) XSD
8 8 (1.79%) XSL
8 8 (1.79%) XSLT
9 7 (1.57%) Apache Axis
9 7 (1.57%) WSDL
10 6 (1.35%) AppFabric
10 6 (1.35%) WCF
11 5 (1.12%) CGI
11 5 (1.12%) Gherkin
11 5 (1.12%) JSON
11 5 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.81%) Equities
2 17 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.69%) Fixed Income
3 12 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (2.47%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.79%) Smart Meter
6 7 (1.57%) DataPower
6 7 (1.57%) iPad
7 6 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.12%) MPEG
8 5 (1.12%) STB
8 5 (1.12%) User Experience
9 4 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.67%) Derivative
10 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (20.40%) Unix
2 46 (10.31%) Windows
3 35 (7.85%) Linux
4 10 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.35%) Android
5 6 (1.35%) Solaris
6 5 (1.12%) AIX
6 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (25.11%) Test Scripting
3 101 (22.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 88 (19.73%) Functional Testing
5 77 (17.26%) Defect Management
6 75 (16.82%) Test Management
7 65 (14.57%) Regression Testing
7 65 (14.57%) Test Strategy
8 54 (12.11%) Software Testing
9 48 (10.76%) Test Automation
10 47 (10.54%) Non-Functional Testing
11 46 (10.31%) Waterfall
12 45 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (9.64%) Scrum
14 42 (9.42%) System Integration Testing
15 41 (9.19%) Test Planning
16 39 (8.74%) SDLC
17 38 (8.52%) Automated Testing
18 33 (7.40%) Integration Testing
19 31 (6.95%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (32.51%) SQL
2 45 (10.09%) Java
3 19 (4.26%) Ruby
4 17 (3.81%) Python
4 17 (3.81%) Shell Script
5 15 (3.36%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.91%) C
6 13 (2.91%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.91%) VBScript
7 12 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.47%) C#
8 11 (2.47%) Perl
9 10 (2.24%) VBA
10 5 (1.12%) C++
10 5 (1.12%) JCL
10 5 (1.12%) PHP
10 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.67%) COBOL
11 3 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 80 (17.94%) ISEB
2 79 (17.71%) ISTQB
3 43 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 42 (9.42%) Security Cleared
5 28 (6.28%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.48%) Degree
7 15 (3.36%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.90%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (0.90%) CISM
10 4 (0.90%) CREST Certified
10 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.45%) PhD
11 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.22%) MCITP
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (15.92%) QA
2 7 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.67%) WCAG
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) Basel III
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) Snort
3 4 (0.90%) XenApp
3 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.45%) RACF
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
2 7 (1.57%) Puppet
3 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.45%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.45%) Control-M
4 2 (0.45%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 245 (54.93%) HP
2 68 (15.25%) Oracle
3 38 (8.52%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.40%) SAP
5 21 (4.71%) IBM
6 10 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.24%) Guidewire
6 10 (2.24%) Siebel
7 7 (1.57%) Informatica
7 7 (1.57%) VMware
8 6 (1.35%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.35%) Sourcefire
9 5 (1.12%) CA
9 5 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (1.12%) Charles River
9 5 (1.12%) Teradata
10 4 (0.90%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.67%) Murex
11 3 (0.67%) Remedy
12 2 (0.45%) Capita
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £334 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago