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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 59 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.32% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.89% 3.64% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +6.53% -0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +100.00%  

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 53 55 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.81% 8.70% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 12
Median daily rate £400 £488 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.94% +95.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £425 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £550 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.85% +29.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.45 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

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 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP