Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 106 91
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 +1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.46% 0.23% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.69% 2.50% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
Bristol median daily rate £400 £273 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.79% -0.91% -15.38%
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £297
% change year-on-year +23.08% +9.43% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 117 160 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.01% 9.32% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 115 89
Bristol median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £195 £222 £233
90th Percentile £513 £579 £566
South West median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £40.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +91.76% -29.17%
10th Percentile £17.44 £23.94 £16.20
90th Percentile £19.81 £46.23 £66.50
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -30.88% +61.90% -9.19%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 19 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 Bristol region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (55.56%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
5 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) Test Management
6 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) SAP ERP
6 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) SAP
6 3 (33.33%) ERP
6 3 (33.33%) Billing
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) BT
7 2 (22.22%) ISEB
7 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Release Management
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (22.22%) IFRS
8 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (11.11%) User Stories
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) SDLC
8 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Data Acquisition

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Management
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) V-Model
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) IFRS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) BT