Period
to 16 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 150 148
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -22
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.31% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.74% 4.31% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 8
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £338 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -5.26% -1.72%
10th Percentile £267 £158 £280
90th Percentile £450 £538 £459
South East median daily rate £369 £350 £342
% change year-on-year +5.36% +2.49% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 475 534 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.48% 12.99% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 285 208
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +13.92%
10th Percentile £295 £243 £284
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -50.00% -35.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.25 £19.00 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - -23.08% -24.42%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -9 7 £400 +23.08% 3
Newbury -4 2 £235 +135.00%
HP Quality Center
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) SAP ERP
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) IDoc
3 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 4 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) ABAP
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Implementation
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SAP PP
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) Degree

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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SAP ERP
2 3 (23.08%) SAP PP
3 1 (7.69%) SAP EWM
3 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
3 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
1 1 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (7.69%) SS7
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) QA Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Web Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Web Applications Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Web Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP PP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) SAP QM Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP SD Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) IDoc
3 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (23.08%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) V-Model
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) ATDD
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia