The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 66 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.89% 2.98% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.56% 28.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £286 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
- -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
HP Quality Center
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Systems Management Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
45 84 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.75% 10.42% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 65 14
Average daily rate £413 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +16.25%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Wales

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 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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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
South Wales -11 6 £400 +13.96%
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) Use Case
3 6 (54.55%) Test Management
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) XML Messaging
4 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) V-Model
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) ISEB
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) XML Messaging
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Use Case
1 6 (54.55%) Test Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) V-Model
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle