Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 149 101
Rank change year-on-year +6 -48 +33
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 23 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.54% 1.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.97% 4.79% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 43
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £214 £258 £281
90th Percentile £588 £498 £445
South East median daily rate £350 £346 £379
% change year-on-year +1.30% -8.84% +26.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £29.00

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 453 480 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.11% 11.20% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 227 269
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £224 £253 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £24.53 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.08% -33.86% +76.62%
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £25.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -44.93% +29.38% +1.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +4 8 £438 +40.00%
Maidenhead - 4 £310 -
Newbury 0 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 £220 -
HP Quality Center
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
4 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
7 3 (16.67%) STB
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) SAP
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) V-Model
7 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform

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 2 (11.11%) Apache TomEE
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (11.11%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.56%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) FishEye
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (11.11%) jMock
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Toad
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HR Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.11%) EJB
1 2 (11.11%) Facelets
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Java EE
1 2 (11.11%) JPA
1 2 (11.11%) JSF
1 2 (11.11%) JSP
1 2 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) RichFaces
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) Vaadin
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) STB
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 6 (33.33%) SDLC
3 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) V-Model
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) IT Audit
6 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (11.11%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CSQA
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) comScore
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow