Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for HP Quality Center skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP Quality Center over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 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 Quality Center (HP QC)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 141 156
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -51
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 23 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.58% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.15% 4.58% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 20
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £344 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% -11.23% +55.00%
10th Percentile £164 £249 £250
90th Percentile £385 £613 £480
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

HP Quality Center 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 554 371 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.06% 9.84% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 195 311
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £588 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 18
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -78.40% +236.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £19.75
90th Percentile £57.00 £55.33 £63.00
South East median hourly rate £16.62 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.06% -50.00% +89.19%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP Quality Center in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
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 Quality Center within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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 +13 11 £325 -3.70% 2
Newbury -12 5 £100 -80.00% 1
Slough -3 1 - -
HP Quality Center
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center 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 Quality Center.

1 14 (60.87%) HP
2 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
3 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 7 (30.43%) HP ALM
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 6 (26.09%) SDLC
5 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Test Management
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (17.39%) VBScript
7 4 (17.39%) ISEB
7 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
7 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Selenium
8 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
8 3 (13.04%) REST
8 3 (13.04%) API Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint

HP Quality Center
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 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP PLM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle CX
1 1 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (4.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) MVNO
2 1 (4.35%) 2G
2 1 (4.35%) 3G
2 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.35%) 4G
2 1 (4.35%) GPRS
2 1 (4.35%) GSM
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) INAP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) M3UA
2 1 (4.35%) SCCP
2 1 (4.35%) SCTP
2 1 (4.35%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (4.35%) SMPP
2 1 (4.35%) TCAP
2 1 (4.35%) UMTS
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Report Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) VBA Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Defect Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) HR Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) REST
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) IDoc
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Robotics
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
2 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
3 6 (26.09%) SDLC
3 6 (26.09%) Test Management
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
6 3 (13.04%) API Testing
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) VBScript
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) PTC
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com