Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 100 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 -17 -
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.72% 1.77% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Birmingham median daily rate £350 - £395
10th Percentile £308 - £349
90th Percentile £395 - £406
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 127 113 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.96% 7.43% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 44
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £450 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +46.94% +11.36%
10th Percentile £209 £311 £200
90th Percentile £663 £554 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £310
% change year-on-year +3.66% +32.47% -3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% -16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £11.65 £14.40 £14.60
90th Percentile £18.80 £21.55 £21.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Birmingham

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP