Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 20 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 56 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.29% 0.49% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.65% 6.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £275 £375 £256
% change year-on-year -26.67% +46.34% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridge with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 43 49 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.16% 7.95% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 106
Cambridge median daily rate £325 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% +18.52%
10th Percentile £143 £288 £310
90th Percentile £438 £606 £508
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -72.50% +328.57%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -72.50% +321.05%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Cambridge

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens