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 3 months to 22 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 0.27% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.55% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 22 61 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 7.26% 16.67% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 43 69
Median daily rate £290 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 22 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens