Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 18 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 218 182
Rank change year-on-year -7 -36 +15
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 21 16 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.56% 2.42% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 38
City of London median daily rate £375 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £351 £315 £313
90th Percentile £661 £624 £488
Central London median daily rate £375 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 819 660 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.68% 10.78% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 528 518
City of London median daily rate £520 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% +8.61% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £314 £287
90th Percentile £661 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £508 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +1.50% +11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 6
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.55% +15.18% +32.64%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.85 £15.38
90th Percentile £33.13 £55.00 £36.13
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.79% +31.94%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in the City of London

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in the City of London

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in the City of London

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 10 (47.62%) JIRA
1 10 (47.62%) QA
1 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) ISEB
4 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) Selenium
5 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 6 (28.57%) Derivative
6 5 (23.81%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) MiFID
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (23.81%) EMIR
6 5 (23.81%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
2 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 2 (9.52%) NUnit
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
1 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Leader
4 4 (19.05%) Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Coordinator
5 3 (14.29%) QA Coordinator
5 3 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) LINQ
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.76%) WCF
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Derivative
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Software Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (19.05%) System Testing
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
1 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
2 5 (23.81%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (23.81%) EMIR
2 5 (23.81%) MiFID
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.76%) Calypso
3 1 (4.76%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Pega
3 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) Workday