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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 64 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.88% 2.18% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% 39.29% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£388 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% -12.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.59% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
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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 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.58% 5.54% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 11
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Test Scripting
3 25 (65.79%) Scrum
4 24 (63.16%) ISEB
5 23 (60.53%) Selenium
6 20 (52.63%) Open Source
7 19 (50.00%) Software Testing
8 18 (47.37%) HP
9 17 (44.74%) JIRA
9 17 (44.74%) Test Management
10 14 (36.84%) Kanban
10 14 (36.84%) Bugzilla
10 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
10 14 (36.84%) TDD
10 14 (36.84%) Subversion
10 14 (36.84%) Maven
10 14 (36.84%) Project Management
10 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
10 14 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (36.84%) TortoiseSVN
10 14 (36.84%) BDD
10 14 (36.84%) WebDriver
11 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
11 13 (34.21%) Automation Testing
11 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
11 13 (34.21%) Waterfall
11 13 (34.21%) Load Testing
12 12 (31.58%) Finance
12 12 (31.58%) C#
13 11 (28.95%) .NET

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 23 (60.53%) Selenium
2 17 (44.74%) JIRA
3 14 (36.84%) Bugzilla
3 14 (36.84%) Subversion
3 14 (36.84%) Maven
3 14 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (36.84%) TortoiseSVN
3 14 (36.84%) WebDriver
4 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
5 8 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (18.42%) JMeter
6 7 (18.42%) Ant
6 7 (18.42%) JUnit
6 7 (18.42%) TestNG
6 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
7 6 (15.79%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Analyst
2 25 (65.79%) Test Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Integration Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
1 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
2 8 (21.05%) XML
3 6 (15.79%) REST
3 6 (15.79%) JSON
3 6 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Open Source
2 11 (28.95%) Client/Server
3 8 (21.05%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Test Scripting
3 25 (65.79%) Scrum
4 19 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 17 (44.74%) Test Management
6 14 (36.84%) Kanban
6 14 (36.84%) TDD
6 14 (36.84%) Project Management
6 14 (36.84%) BDD
7 13 (34.21%) Automation Testing
7 13 (34.21%) Waterfall
7 13 (34.21%) Load Testing
8 11 (28.95%) User Stories
9 10 (26.32%) Test Strategy
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (21.05%) Workflow
12 7 (18.42%) Service Management
13 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
13 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (13.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) ISEB
2 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
3 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.26%) CBAP
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) HP
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle