Period
to 21 May 2018

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 6 months to 21 May 2018 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
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 79 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.095% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.93% 1.23% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £238 - £350
East of England median daily rate £310 £306 £350
% change year-on-year +1.22% -12.50% +34.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 101 81 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.67% 7.71% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 65
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +46.15%
10th Percentile £271 £135 £325
90th Percentile £575 £515 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.57% -25.53%
10th Percentile £14.50 £18.50 £16.31
90th Percentile £37.90 £23.50 £37.95
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £17.89 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.72% +2.20% -22.22%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 5 £244 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) MSTest
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 1 (14.29%) Siemens
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium

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 (57.14%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) MSTest
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Siemens