Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for HP ALM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP ALM over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 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 Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 127 106
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 +1
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.42% 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.20% 1.79% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Bristol median daily rate £220 £340 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +29.52% +0.96%
10th Percentile £168 £238 £214
90th Percentile £394 £370 £326
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +10.71% -17.65% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

HP ALM 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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 250 280 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.25% 12.96% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 213 90
Bristol median daily rate £483 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.53% +18.06% +10.77%
10th Percentile £248 £320 £195
90th Percentile £604 £575 £590
South West median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £35.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +103.57% -57.83%
10th Percentile £24.95 £26.65 £17.45
90th Percentile £127.50 £50.60 £19.35
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £20.31
% change year-on-year - +96.92% -49.22%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing HP ALM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in Bristol

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP ALM in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in Bristol

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing HP ALM 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 Bristol region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Ericsson
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) GPRS
2 7 (87.50%) GSM
2 7 (87.50%) SMS
2 7 (87.50%) UMTS
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) Huawei
2 7 (87.50%) RANAP
2 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (87.50%) Android
2 7 (87.50%) HSPA
2 7 (87.50%) LTE
2 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) GPRS
1 7 (87.50%) GSM
1 7 (87.50%) HSPA
1 7 (87.50%) LTE
1 7 (87.50%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (87.50%) RANAP
1 7 (87.50%) SMS
1 7 (87.50%) UMTS
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
1 7 (87.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) RAN Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Android
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
1 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Ericsson
2 7 (87.50%) Huawei