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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.67% 5.15% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £311 £400 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £334 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £415 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
- +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.25 £30.25
% change year-on-year
- +52.89%

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
150 136 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.21% 5.69% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 40 94
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry -12 4 £355 -11.25%
Warwickshire -2 3 £309 -0.24% 2
Staffordshire - 3 £275 -
Birmingham -3 2 £388 -3.12%
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 5 (25.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) ERP
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) JIRA
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Test Management
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) SAP CRM
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Automotive
8 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Lead
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Manager
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) High Availability
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (10.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
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