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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 345 256 220
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -36
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 330 482 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.86% 1.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.56% 10.18% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 318 344
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £74.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.45%

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
5932 4736 4387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.18% 8.47% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3814 2917 2570
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 160 132
Median hourly rate £30.75 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.38 £39.78 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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
England -78 283 £350 -1.40% 40
London -15 126 £409 -3.82% 13
South East -66 68 £350 -1.40% 7
Scotland -39 38 £315 -10.00% 4
City of London +47 26 £425 -5.55% 3
Yorkshire +12 22 £345 -6.75% 4
North West -36 22 £330 +10.00% 5
Glasgow +11 17 £390 +14.70% 1
West Yorkshire +15 15 £335 -9.45% 3
South West +3 15 £300 +2.56% 4
Surrey -34 15 £450 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £295 -10.60% 2
West Midlands -15 12 £400 +0.62% 2
Leatherhead -17 12 £450 +12.50%
Kent +12 10 £328 +27.80%
Milton Keynes +6 10 £295 -9.92%
Leeds -2 10 £318 -14.18% 1
Manchester -18 10 £360 +7.86% 5
Renfrewshire -31 9 £265 -22.05%
Erskine -33 9 £265 -22.05%
North East -50 9 £325 +23.80%
Tyne and Wear -54 9 £325 +23.80%
Newcastle upon Tyne -60 9 £325 +23.80%
Lancashire -8 7 £263 -2.77%
Berkshire -31 7 £350 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh -42 7 £295 -10.60% 1
Osterley - 7 £120 -
Oxfordshire +16 6 £290 +75.75%
Hampshire -29 6 £425 +34.92% 1
West Sussex - 6 £300 -

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 385 (49.55%) HP
2 268 (34.49%) SQL
3 255 (32.82%) Test Scripting
4 240 (30.89%) Finance
5 200 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
6 189 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 182 (23.42%) Defect Management
8 168 (21.62%) ISTQB
9 155 (19.95%) ISEB
10 148 (19.05%) Oracle
11 135 (17.37%) Microsoft
12 131 (16.86%) Test Management
13 128 (16.47%) Security Cleared
14 127 (16.34%) Banking
15 122 (15.70%) Software Testing
15 122 (15.70%) Functional Testing
16 113 (14.54%) HP UFT
17 111 (14.29%) Test Strategy
18 110 (14.16%) JIRA
19 103 (13.26%) Test Automation
20 95 (12.23%) Windows
21 93 (11.97%) QA
22 91 (11.71%) Unix
22 91 (11.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 87 (11.20%) System Integration Testing
23 87 (11.20%) Non-Functional Testing
24 83 (10.68%) XML
24 83 (10.68%) Java
25 80 (10.30%) SC Cleared
26 74 (9.52%) MS Office

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 41 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.19%) JBoss
3 14 (1.80%) MQSeries
3 14 (1.80%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 11 (1.42%) IIS
5 10 (1.29%) Confluence
5 10 (1.29%) SAS
6 7 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.51%) CMS
7 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.39%) Apache
8 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.26%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (9.52%) MS Office
2 61 (7.85%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.77%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.77%) Sonata
4 5 (0.64%) Teamcenter
5 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.51%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.39%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.39%) Hi Portfolio
6 3 (0.39%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.39%) Primavera
6 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.39%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.26%) Magento
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.51%) GitHub
2 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) Office 365
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.70%) FTP
2 19 (2.45%) HTTP
3 18 (2.32%) SAN
4 16 (2.06%) Firewall
4 16 (2.06%) WinSCP
5 15 (1.93%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.80%) HTTPS
7 10 (1.29%) DVB
8 8 (1.03%) ATM
8 8 (1.03%) NAS
8 8 (1.03%) VPN
9 7 (0.90%) LAN
9 7 (0.90%) WAN
10 6 (0.77%) DNS
11 5 (0.64%) Internet
11 5 (0.64%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.64%) ZigBee
12 4 (0.51%) 802.15
12 4 (0.51%) IPv6
12 4 (0.51%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.29%) VoltDB
7 8 (1.03%) DB2
7 8 (1.03%) MySQL
8 7 (0.90%) MS Access
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.64%) QlikView
9 5 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.51%) Big Data
11 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 113 (14.54%) HP UFT
2 110 (14.16%) JIRA
3 73 (9.40%) Selenium
4 68 (8.75%) LoadRunner
5 54 (6.95%) TestDirector
6 43 (5.53%) SoapUI
7 41 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (4.25%) WinRunner
9 25 (3.22%) Cucumber
10 24 (3.09%) JMeter
10 24 (3.09%) Toad
11 18 (2.32%) Jenkins
11 18 (2.32%) Subversion
11 18 (2.32%) Visual Studio
12 17 (2.19%) JUnit
12 17 (2.19%) WebDriver
13 16 (2.06%) ClearCase
14 14 (1.80%) Maven
14 14 (1.80%) XMLSpy
15 12 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 240 (30.89%) Finance
2 127 (16.34%) Banking
3 45 (5.79%) Retail
4 36 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.99%) Investment Banking
6 23 (2.96%) Retail Banking
7 17 (2.19%) Billing
8 11 (1.42%) Spanish Language
9 10 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
10 8 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.77%) Front Office
12 5 (0.64%) Back Office
12 5 (0.64%) Games
13 4 (0.51%) Automotive
13 4 (0.51%) German Language
14 3 (0.39%) Advertising
14 3 (0.39%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.39%) Legal
15 2 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 324 (41.70%) Analyst
2 288 (37.07%) Test Analyst
3 119 (15.32%) Tester
4 111 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 54 (6.95%) Test Leader
6 40 (5.15%) Test Engineer
7 38 (4.89%) Senior Analyst
8 31 (3.99%) Senior Test Analyst
9 30 (3.86%) Consultant
10 27 (3.47%) Developer
11 25 (3.22%) Banking Analyst
12 22 (2.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 21 (2.70%) Manual Tester
14 20 (2.57%) Business Analyst
14 20 (2.57%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
14 20 (2.57%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
15 17 (2.19%) SAP Manager
15 17 (2.19%) Software Analyst
15 17 (2.19%) Software Test Analyst
15 17 (2.19%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (10.68%) XML
2 65 (8.37%) SOAP
3 55 (7.08%) Web Services
4 46 (5.92%) .NET
5 29 (3.73%) HTML
5 29 (3.73%) JSON
6 20 (2.57%) XML Messaging
7 19 (2.45%) Middleware
7 19 (2.45%) REST
7 19 (2.45%) XSL
7 19 (2.45%) XSLT
8 15 (1.93%) WSDL
9 14 (1.80%) EDI
9 14 (1.80%) JMS
9 14 (1.80%) XSD
10 13 (1.67%) Java EE
11 10 (1.29%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.90%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.64%) Swing
13 5 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.25%) Clustering
3 26 (3.35%) PDA
4 20 (2.57%) Smart Meter
4 20 (2.57%) STB
5 16 (2.06%) SWIFT
6 15 (1.93%) Equities
7 13 (1.67%) Credit Risk
7 13 (1.67%) Fixed Income
7 13 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.54%) User Experience
9 11 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.42%) Derivative
9 11 (1.42%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.42%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.03%) DataPower
11 8 (1.03%) IBM XIV
12 7 (0.90%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.77%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.23%) Windows
2 91 (11.71%) Unix
3 63 (8.11%) Linux
4 37 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (4.63%) Windows 7
6 35 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (3.99%) Windows XP
8 29 (3.73%) AIX
9 12 (1.54%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.39%) Android
11 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.26%) Solaris
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (32.82%) Test Scripting
2 200 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 182 (23.42%) Defect Management
5 131 (16.86%) Test Management
6 122 (15.70%) Functional Testing
6 122 (15.70%) Software Testing
7 111 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 103 (13.26%) Test Automation
9 87 (11.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 87 (11.20%) System Integration Testing
10 72 (9.27%) Integration Testing
11 71 (9.14%) Regression Testing
12 69 (8.88%) Waterfall
13 67 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 64 (8.24%) SDLC
15 63 (8.11%) Test Planning
16 60 (7.72%) Change Management
17 55 (7.08%) Validation
18 50 (6.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 268 (34.49%) SQL
2 83 (10.68%) Java
3 35 (4.50%) VB
4 33 (4.25%) PL/SQL
5 25 (3.22%) C#
5 25 (3.22%) VBScript
6 23 (2.96%) Python
7 19 (2.45%) C
8 14 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.29%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.03%) C++
11 8 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.77%) Ruby
13 5 (0.64%) ABAP
13 5 (0.64%) Perl
14 4 (0.51%) COBOL
15 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 168 (21.62%) ISTQB
2 155 (19.95%) ISEB
3 128 (16.47%) Security Cleared
4 91 (11.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 80 (10.30%) SC Cleared
6 34 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (3.86%) MCITP
7 30 (3.86%) MCSA
7 30 (3.86%) MCSE
7 30 (3.86%) MCTS
8 23 (2.96%) Degree
9 22 (2.83%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (0.26%) CCNA
15 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.26%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (11.97%) QA
2 15 (1.93%) SEPA
3 14 (1.80%) HL7
4 10 (1.29%) SLA
5 7 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.77%) GxP
7 4 (0.51%) FATCA
7 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.39%) EMIR
9 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.13%) Basel III
10 1 (0.13%) COREP
10 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.13%) FINREP
10 1 (0.13%) MiFID
10 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.12%) VMware ESX
3 28 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) Docker
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (3.60%) McAfee ePO
1 28 (3.60%) Netcool
2 6 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.51%) BMC Marimba
3 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (0.51%) SCCM
3 4 (0.51%) WSUS
4 3 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.26%) DameWare
5 2 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.13%) Cacti
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.13%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 385 (49.55%) HP
2 148 (19.05%) Oracle
3 135 (17.37%) Microsoft
4 62 (7.98%) IBM
5 57 (7.34%) SAP
6 54 (6.95%) VMware
7 41 (5.28%) Veritas
8 34 (4.38%) Citrix
9 28 (3.60%) Intel Security
10 22 (2.83%) Cognos
11 21 (2.70%) Remedy
12 11 (1.42%) Siebel
13 9 (1.16%) EMC
14 8 (1.03%) NetApp
15 6 (0.77%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.77%) Informatica
16 5 (0.64%) ATG
16 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (0.64%) Tableau
16 5 (0.64%) Teradata
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