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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 117 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 1.42% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.47% 19.32% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 4
Average daily rate
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£337 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £154 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £155.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £132.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.98% +268.05%
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
202 176 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.50% 7.36% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 90 44
Average daily rate £370 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £163 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £430 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire +1 2 £399 +45.10%
Coventry 0 2 £273 -22.14%
Birmingham -4 1 £400 -5.88%
Wolverhampton -7 1 - -
Staffordshire -12 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (55.56%) HP
2 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) Test Management
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
8 2 (11.11%) FishEye
8 2 (11.11%) Coaching
8 2 (11.11%) Maven
8 2 (11.11%) Subversion
8 2 (11.11%) Service Management
8 2 (11.11%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) XML Messaging
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) FishEye
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) XML Messaging
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (5.56%) NetIQ
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago