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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 60 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.42% 1.98% 0.70%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.69% 20.97% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
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£300 £340 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +20.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-83.87% +244.44%
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
39 62 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.41% 9.45% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 48 9
Average daily rate £406 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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
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 27 March 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 -9 3 £300 -11.76%
HP Quality Center
UK

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 15 (62.50%) HP
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Test Management
4 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Project Management
5 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 10 (41.67%) JIRA
6 9 (37.50%) Selenium
6 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 9 (37.50%) Workflow
6 9 (37.50%) Scrum
6 9 (37.50%) AS400
6 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) Open Source
8 7 (29.17%) TortoiseSVN
8 7 (29.17%) BDD
8 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
8 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (29.17%) Kanban
8 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) TDD
8 7 (29.17%) Subversion
8 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
8 7 (29.17%) Bugzilla
9 6 (25.00%) Client/Server
9 6 (25.00%) .NET
9 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (29.17%) Bugzilla
3 7 (29.17%) Subversion
3 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (29.17%) TortoiseSVN
3 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
4 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (20.83%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (8.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) AS400
2 8 (33.33%) Open Source
3 6 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) Test Management
2 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Workflow
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Kanban
5 7 (29.17%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Use Case
7 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.83%) Analytics
8 4 (16.67%) User Stories
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (8.33%) CBAP
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle