Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 - 87
Rank change year-on-year - +87 +5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 16 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.26% - 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.38% - 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £273 - £225
10th Percentile £213 - £213
90th Percentile £341 - £238
East of England median daily rate £288 £325 £234
% change year-on-year -11.54% +38.89% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £40.50

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 104 69 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.16% 6.57% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 54
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -13.51% +42.31%
10th Percentile £228 £133 £316
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.63 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.79% -5.71% -10.76%
10th Percentile £15.41 £15.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £37.43 £17.25 £43.73
East of England median hourly rate £12.72 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.91% -5.71% -

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 February 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 - 12 £275 -
Cambridge - 2 £350 -
HP Quality Center
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 14 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) JIRA
5 10 (62.50%) SOAP
5 10 (62.50%) Web Services
5 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
6 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
6 9 (56.25%) Defect Management
7 7 (43.75%) Finance
8 6 (37.50%) ATM
8 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (37.50%) SDLC
8 6 (37.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (31.25%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Client Onboarding
10 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
11 3 (18.75%) XML
11 3 (18.75%) ISEB
11 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
11 3 (18.75%) MSTest
12 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (12.50%) Banking
12 2 (12.50%) Validation
12 2 (12.50%) Information Security
13 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
13 1 (6.25%) SMS

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) JIRA
2 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (18.75%) MSTest
5 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) SOAP
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Defect Management
4 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 6 (37.50%) SDLC
6 5 (31.25%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Client Onboarding
7 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Information Security
8 2 (12.50%) Validation
9 1 (6.25%) Change Control
9 1 (6.25%) ERP
9 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
1 1 (6.25%) Siemens