Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 147 124
Rank change year-on-year -1 -23 +12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 23 17 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 0.43% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.50% 4.19% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 30
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £356 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.72% +20.83%
10th Percentile £158 £280 £300
90th Percentile £538 £459 £476
South East median daily rate £350 £342 £380
% change year-on-year +2.49% -10.13% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 511 406 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.43% 10.15% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 198 263
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £284 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £522
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -35.29% +64.84%
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year -18.92% -28.29% +20.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +8 10 £325 -8.77%
Newbury -12 5 £100 -80.00% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Wokingham - 1 £220 -
HP Quality Center
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 13 (56.52%) HP
2 11 (47.83%) Defect Management
3 10 (43.48%) Test Strategy
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 8 (34.78%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) JIRA
6 7 (30.43%) Test Management
7 6 (26.09%) Selenium
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (17.39%) VBScript
9 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum
10 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
10 3 (13.04%) SAP
10 3 (13.04%) ISEB
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (13.04%) SOA
10 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
10 3 (13.04%) STB
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing

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
2 2 (8.70%) Apache TomEE
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Google App Engine
1 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (8.70%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (8.70%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (8.70%) Taleo
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
4 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) FishEye
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (8.70%) jMock
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Mockito
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Toad
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) HR Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Report Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) VBA Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) EJB
2 2 (8.70%) Facelets
2 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Java EE
2 2 (8.70%) JPA
2 2 (8.70%) JSF
2 2 (8.70%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (8.70%) RichFaces
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Vaadin
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) STB
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Defect Management
2 10 (43.48%) Test Strategy
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Test Management
6 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) V-Model
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (8.70%) DevOps
8 2 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (8.70%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) VBScript
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) comScore
4 2 (8.70%) Google
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) PTC
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow