Period
to 7 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HP ALM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP ALM over the 6 months to 7 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 131 113
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 +18
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 12 37 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.91% 1.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.61% 6.37% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 26
Median daily rate £436 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +10.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £300
90th Percentile £489 £470 £428
South East median daily rate £436 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +16.33% -1.45% +8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
South East median hourly rate £47.00 - £34.00

HP ALM is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 214 581 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.81% 14.24% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 275 290
Median daily rate £425 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +8.24% -
10th Percentile £211 £300 £311
90th Percentile £589 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £440 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 37 13
Median hourly rate £20.10 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.46% -53.85% +116.67%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.58 £44.70 £57.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +50.94% -32.05% +11.43%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing HP ALM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in Berkshire

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP ALM in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for HP ALM in Berkshire

HP ALM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP ALM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP ALM in Berkshire

HP ALM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP ALM in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for HP ALM in Berkshire

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP ALM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 7 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 6 £473 +9.57%
Slough +14 5 £400 +10.34%
HP ALM
South East

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing HP ALM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 11 (91.67%) HP
2 9 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) V-Model
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) IPv6
5 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (33.33%) BDD
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (33.33%) JMeter
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maximo
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) IPv6
2 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) JMeter
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Defect Manager
2 2 (16.67%) QA Manager
2 2 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) V-Model
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) Order to Cash
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) JDA
3 1 (8.33%) RedPrairie