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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 63
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.04% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year -2.98% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

HP Quality Center is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 47 49 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 7.36% 6.06% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 61 37
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 - £22.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 - £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

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 28 June 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 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) QA Automation
2 3 (60.00%) YouTrack
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

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 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QC Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) QA Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Pega