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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 420 316 235
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -81
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 209 399 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.90% 8.61% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 253 359
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £340 £322
% change year-on-year
-3.67% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £34.75 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- +1.45%

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
5357 4636 5069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.83% 8.38% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 2833 3105
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 159 180
Median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -100 196 £350 - 19
London -55 81 £400 +6.66% 10
South East -10 52 £300 -25.00% 3
South West +23 22 £340 +11.02% 1
Hampshire +30 15 £300 -25.00%
City of London -5 13 £475 +26.66% 4
Milton Keynes +11 9 £453 +50.83%
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £453 +50.83%
Surrey -9 9 £346 -14.69%
East of England +4 8 £325 +24.64%
North West -28 8 £345 -1.42% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £470 -
East Midlands 0 7 £350 -3.44%
Scotland -46 7 £310 -7.46% 2
West Sussex - 7 £375 -
Swindon +3 6 £315 -11.57%
Leatherhead 0 6 £425 +4.93%
Wiltshire -1 6 £315 -11.57%
West Midlands -17 6 £290 -3.33% 2
Yorkshire +13 5 £375 +25.00% 2
Berkshire -12 5 £300 -14.28% 1
Manchester -21 5 £350 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £350 -
Cheltenham - 5 - -
Northampton - 5 £350 -
Suffolk - 5 £338 -
Edinburgh +7 4 £310 -6.06% 1
Wales -1 4 £424 -0.29%
South Wales - 4 £424 -
Leeds +11 3 £263 -12.50% 1

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 290 (53.31%) HP
2 174 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (29.23%) SQL
4 157 (28.86%) Test Scripting
5 147 (27.02%) JIRA
6 142 (26.10%) Finance
7 134 (24.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 128 (23.53%) Defect Management
9 116 (21.32%) Functional Testing
10 111 (20.40%) ISEB
11 105 (19.30%) ISTQB
12 103 (18.93%) Unix
13 88 (16.18%) Test Management
14 85 (15.63%) Oracle
15 81 (14.89%) Regression Testing
16 80 (14.71%) Test Strategy
17 78 (14.34%) Selenium
18 77 (14.15%) QA
19 76 (13.97%) HP UFT
20 75 (13.79%) Banking
21 74 (13.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 71 (13.05%) Software Testing
23 62 (11.40%) Security Cleared
23 62 (11.40%) Test Automation
24 61 (11.21%) System Integration Testing
25 59 (10.85%) Test Planning
25 59 (10.85%) Non-Functional Testing
26 58 (10.66%) Waterfall
26 58 (10.66%) Microsoft
27 56 (10.29%) Java

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 18 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.76%) Confluence
3 7 (1.29%) CMS
3 7 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (0.92%) IIS
5 5 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.55%) SAS
8 2 (0.37%) CICS
8 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.37%) Drupal
8 2 (0.37%) JBoss
8 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 43 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.25%) MS Office
3 18 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.13%) MS Project
5 13 (2.39%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.55%) Mingle
6 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (2.76%) Sonata
2 8 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.92%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Endur
6 1 (0.18%) Findur
6 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.18%) Minerva
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) GitHub
2 3 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.37%) CloudBees
3 2 (0.37%) IaaS
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Office 365
3 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.37%) PaaS
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
3 2 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.13%) Wireless
2 15 (2.76%) FTP
2 15 (2.76%) LTE
3 14 (2.57%) 4G
3 14 (2.57%) HTTP
3 14 (2.57%) Internet
4 12 (2.21%) Firewall
5 10 (1.84%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.29%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.29%) Kerberos
6 7 (1.29%) SSL
6 7 (1.29%) WinSCP
7 5 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.74%) Network Security
9 2 (0.37%) 2G
9 2 (0.37%) 3G
9 2 (0.37%) DVB
9 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.37%) WebEx
10 1 (0.18%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.86%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.65%) DB2
6 7 (1.29%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.74%) Big Data
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.74%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.37%) MS Access
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 147 (27.02%) JIRA
2 78 (14.34%) Selenium
3 76 (13.97%) HP UFT
4 47 (8.64%) LoadRunner
5 31 (5.70%) SoapUI
6 25 (4.60%) Cucumber
6 25 (4.60%) WebDriver
7 22 (4.04%) JMeter
8 18 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (3.31%) TestDirector
9 17 (3.13%) Jenkins
9 17 (3.13%) JUnit
10 15 (2.76%) Maven
11 14 (2.57%) Zephyr
12 13 (2.39%) ClearCase
12 13 (2.39%) NUnit
13 12 (2.21%) Selenium IDE
13 12 (2.21%) SpecFlow
14 11 (2.02%) Ant
15 10 (1.84%) WATIR
General
1 142 (26.10%) Finance
2 75 (13.79%) Banking
3 38 (6.99%) Retail
4 36 (6.62%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.57%) Retail Banking
7 8 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.47%) Games
8 6 (1.10%) Automotive
8 6 (1.10%) Back Office
8 6 (1.10%) Front Office
9 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.92%) Marketing
10 4 (0.74%) Billing
10 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.37%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 242 (44.49%) Analyst
2 207 (38.05%) Test Analyst
3 93 (17.10%) Tester
4 58 (10.66%) Test Manager
5 45 (8.27%) Test Leader
6 32 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 26 (4.78%) Developer
8 23 (4.23%) Business Analyst
9 22 (4.04%) UAT Analyst
10 21 (3.86%) Defect Manager
10 21 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (3.86%) UAT Test Analyst
11 18 (3.31%) Senior Test Analyst
12 13 (2.39%) Automation Test Analyst
12 13 (2.39%) Consultant
12 13 (2.39%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 12 (2.21%) Financial Analyst
13 12 (2.21%) Functional Test Analyst
13 12 (2.21%) Manual Tester
13 12 (2.21%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.64%) SOAP
1 47 (8.64%) XML
2 42 (7.72%) .NET
3 33 (6.07%) Web Services
4 29 (5.33%) HTML
5 13 (2.39%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.02%) XML Messaging
7 9 (1.65%) REST
8 8 (1.47%) J2EE
8 8 (1.47%) XSL
8 8 (1.47%) XSLT
9 7 (1.29%) Apache Axis
9 7 (1.29%) JSON
9 7 (1.29%) Middleware
9 7 (1.29%) WSDL
9 7 (1.29%) XSD
10 6 (1.10%) CGI
11 5 (0.92%) Gherkin
11 5 (0.92%) WCF
11 5 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.41%) Equities
3 18 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.02%) Fixed Income
4 11 (2.02%) iPad
4 11 (2.02%) STB
5 10 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.84%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.29%) DataPower
8 7 (1.29%) MPEG
9 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.92%) EPoS
10 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.92%) User Experience
11 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.74%) Mobile Games
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 103 (18.93%) Unix
2 51 (9.38%) Windows
3 44 (8.09%) Linux
4 11 (2.02%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.29%) AIX
5 7 (1.29%) Android
6 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.10%) Solaris
7 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (28.86%) Test Scripting
3 134 (24.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 128 (23.53%) Defect Management
5 116 (21.32%) Functional Testing
6 88 (16.18%) Test Management
7 81 (14.89%) Regression Testing
8 80 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 71 (13.05%) Software Testing
10 62 (11.40%) Test Automation
11 61 (11.21%) System Integration Testing
12 59 (10.85%) Non-Functional Testing
12 59 (10.85%) Test Planning
13 58 (10.66%) Waterfall
14 50 (9.19%) SDLC
15 49 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (7.72%) Scrum
17 40 (7.35%) Integration Testing
18 35 (6.43%) Automated Testing
18 35 (6.43%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 159 (29.23%) SQL
2 56 (10.29%) Java
3 25 (4.60%) Python
4 19 (3.49%) Ruby
5 17 (3.13%) C
5 17 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.76%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.57%) VBA
8 13 (2.39%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.39%) VBScript
9 12 (2.21%) Perl
10 10 (1.84%) C#
11 6 (1.10%) PHP
11 6 (1.10%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.92%) C++
12 5 (0.92%) VB
13 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.55%) Groovy
14 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (20.40%) ISEB
2 105 (19.30%) ISTQB
3 74 (13.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 62 (11.40%) Security Cleared
5 33 (6.07%) SC Cleared
6 27 (4.96%) DV Cleared
7 22 (4.04%) Degree
8 14 (2.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.55%) CHECK Team Member
11 3 (0.55%) CISM
11 3 (0.55%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.37%) MCITP
12 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.37%) PhD
12 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (14.15%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) Basel III
3 3 (0.55%) WCAG
4 2 (0.37%) COREP
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.37%) SEPA
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) EMIR
5 1 (0.18%) GxP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) Snort
3 4 (0.74%) XenApp
3 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.37%) RACF
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (1.47%) Cisco IPCC
2 6 (1.10%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.37%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.18%) Netcool
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 290 (53.31%) HP
2 85 (15.63%) Oracle
3 58 (10.66%) Microsoft
4 35 (6.43%) SAP
5 19 (3.49%) IBM
6 12 (2.21%) Siebel
7 11 (2.02%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.84%) Guidewire
9 9 (1.65%) VMware
10 7 (1.29%) Thunderhead
11 6 (1.10%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.10%) Informatica
12 5 (0.92%) Charles River
12 5 (0.92%) Sourcefire
12 5 (0.92%) Teradata
13 3 (0.55%) Remedy
13 3 (0.55%) Sybase
14 2 (0.37%) Cisco
14 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (0.37%) Sony
Bathgate, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £225 - £230 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £320.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago