The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 78
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.89% 1.30% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18%  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 38 77 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.46% 13.07% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 78
Median daily rate £370 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.42% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Cambridgeshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Cambridgeshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 2 £275 -
Cambridge +7 1 - - 1
HP Quality Center
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Siemens
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) MSTest
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens