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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 62 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.31% 1.81% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.22% 33.33% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
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£325 £326 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £174 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £500 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
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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
81 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.38% 5.42% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 10
Average daily rate £350 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £204 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

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
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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -5 10 £333 -3.27% 5
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (78.72%) Selenium
3 36 (76.60%) Scrum
4 33 (70.21%) Test Scripting
4 33 (70.21%) Maven
5 30 (63.83%) Automation Testing
6 29 (61.70%) JIRA
7 28 (59.57%) Test Management
7 28 (59.57%) Ant
8 27 (57.45%) Java
8 27 (57.45%) ISEB
8 27 (57.45%) ISTQB
8 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
8 27 (57.45%) Open Source
9 26 (55.32%) WebDriver
10 25 (53.19%) TestNG
10 25 (53.19%) BDD
10 25 (53.19%) Software Testing
10 25 (53.19%) C#
10 25 (53.19%) JUnit
10 25 (53.19%) TDD
10 25 (53.19%) Subversion
11 24 (51.06%) Load Testing
11 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
11 24 (51.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
12 23 (48.94%) TortoiseSVN
12 23 (48.94%) Kanban
12 23 (48.94%) Bugzilla
12 23 (48.94%) JMeter

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (48.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) 3G
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
1 4 (8.51%) 2G
1 4 (8.51%) 4G
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (78.72%) Selenium
2 33 (70.21%) Maven
3 29 (61.70%) JIRA
4 28 (59.57%) Ant
5 26 (55.32%) WebDriver
6 25 (53.19%) JUnit
6 25 (53.19%) Subversion
6 25 (53.19%) TestNG
7 24 (51.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (51.06%) Jenkins
8 23 (48.94%) TortoiseSVN
8 23 (48.94%) JMeter
8 23 (48.94%) Bugzilla
9 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
10 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
10 7 (14.89%) LoadRunner
11 6 (12.77%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (8.51%) eggPlant
12 4 (8.51%) Toad
13 3 (6.38%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Analyst
1 22 (46.81%) Test Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Tester
3 6 (12.77%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
4 4 (8.51%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Automated Test Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) .NET
1 21 (44.68%) .NET Framework
2 11 (23.40%) SOAP
3 9 (19.15%) REST
4 7 (14.89%) Web Services
4 7 (14.89%) XML
5 6 (12.77%) JSON
6 4 (8.51%) J2ME
6 4 (8.51%) WAP
7 2 (4.26%) J2EE
7 2 (4.26%) RESTful
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (57.45%) Open Source
2 19 (40.43%) Client/Server
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (8.51%) iSeries
4 4 (8.51%) AS400
4 4 (8.51%) Handset
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (76.60%) Scrum
3 33 (70.21%) Test Scripting
4 30 (63.83%) Automation Testing
5 28 (59.57%) Test Management
6 25 (53.19%) BDD
6 25 (53.19%) TDD
6 25 (53.19%) Software Testing
7 24 (51.06%) Load Testing
8 23 (48.94%) Kanban
9 13 (27.66%) Automated Testing
10 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
11 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (19.15%) Project Management
11 9 (19.15%) Service Management
11 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
12 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
12 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
12 6 (12.77%) User Stories
13 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
2 25 (53.19%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) XQuery
4 2 (4.26%) XPath
4 2 (4.26%) Groovy
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (57.45%) ISEB
1 27 (57.45%) ISTQB
1 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
2 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) HP
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) Sun
3 4 (8.51%) Informatica
3 4 (8.51%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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