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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 55 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.56% 1.04% 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 20.00% 19.35% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
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£325 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £294 £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 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +62.50%
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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
55 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.79% 5.36% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 10
Average daily rate £375 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 28 (75.68%) Selenium
2 25 (67.57%) JIRA
2 25 (67.57%) Scrum
2 25 (67.57%) Automation Testing
3 24 (64.86%) Ant
3 24 (64.86%) Maven
4 22 (59.46%) ISTQB
4 22 (59.46%) Test Management
4 22 (59.46%) ISEB
5 21 (56.76%) Java
5 21 (56.76%) Test Scripting
5 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
6 20 (54.05%) WebDriver
6 20 (54.05%) Software Testing
7 19 (51.35%) TDD
7 19 (51.35%) Subversion
7 19 (51.35%) BDD
7 19 (51.35%) TestNG
7 19 (51.35%) C#
7 19 (51.35%) JUnit
8 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
8 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (48.65%) Load Testing
8 18 (48.65%) Jenkins
9 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
9 17 (45.95%) Bugzilla
9 17 (45.95%) Kanban
9 17 (45.95%) Open Source
9 17 (45.95%) TortoiseSVN
9 17 (45.95%) .NET

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (45.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) 3G
1 6 (16.22%) 2G
1 6 (16.22%) 4G
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Selenium
2 25 (67.57%) JIRA
3 24 (64.86%) Maven
3 24 (64.86%) Ant
4 20 (54.05%) WebDriver
5 19 (51.35%) JUnit
5 19 (51.35%) Subversion
5 19 (51.35%) TestNG
6 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (48.65%) Jenkins
7 17 (45.95%) TortoiseSVN
7 17 (45.95%) JMeter
7 17 (45.95%) Bugzilla
8 10 (27.03%) LoadRunner
9 8 (21.62%) Apache Ivy
9 8 (21.62%) SoapUI
10 6 (16.22%) eggPlant
10 6 (16.22%) Toad
11 3 (8.11%) TestDirector
11 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
1 12 (32.43%) Test Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Tester
3 6 (16.22%) QA Leader
4 5 (13.51%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.70%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
1 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
2 9 (24.32%) SOAP
2 9 (24.32%) Web Services
3 7 (18.92%) REST
4 6 (16.22%) J2ME
4 6 (16.22%) WAP
5 3 (8.11%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) J2EE
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) RESTful
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.70%) WCF
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Open Source
2 15 (40.54%) Client/Server
3 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
4 6 (16.22%) Handset
5 5 (13.51%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (10.81%) AS400
6 4 (10.81%) iSeries
7 1 (2.70%) Statistics
7 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Scrum
1 25 (67.57%) Automation Testing
2 22 (59.46%) Test Management
3 21 (56.76%) Test Scripting
4 20 (54.05%) Software Testing
5 19 (51.35%) TDD
5 19 (51.35%) BDD
6 18 (48.65%) Load Testing
7 17 (45.95%) Kanban
8 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
9 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
10 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
11 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.22%) Project Management
12 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Migration
14 4 (10.81%) System Testing
14 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
14 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (8.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
2 19 (51.35%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) XQuery
4 2 (5.41%) XPath
4 2 (5.41%) Groovy
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) ISEB
1 22 (59.46%) ISTQB
2 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
3 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) HP
3 6 (16.22%) Sun
3 6 (16.22%) Apple
4 4 (10.81%) Informatica
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix