The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 27 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 66 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.59% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.58% 3.49% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £388 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +31.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 66 86 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 7.75% 10.13% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 71 44
Median daily rate £418 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £590 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Maximo
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) 4G
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) 3G
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) 2G

HP Quality Center
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maximo
1 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 2G
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Maximo Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) IFRS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) BT