The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 122 122 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.23% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.80% 3.45% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 17
Median daily rate £365 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £272 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
- -75.00%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
263 174 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.47% 6.80% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 102 85
Median daily rate £400 £355 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -19.26%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 2 £413 +3.12%
Coventry -8 2 £368 +34.86%
Kingswinford - 2 £310 - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 £325 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 - 3
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 7 (36.84%) Smart Meter
3 7 (36.84%) Defect Management
4 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Billing
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Automotive
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Integration

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (26.32%) Billing
2 3 (15.79%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Manual Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) HR Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) HR Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP HR Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP HR Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.53%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Defect Management
4 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.53%) RAD
8 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) Validation
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Pega
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