Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 226 218
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 29 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.38% 2.98% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 19
City of London median daily rate £304 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.00% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £355 £314
90th Percentile £660 £625 £618
Central London median daily rate £308 £375 £450
% change year-on-year -18.00% -16.67% +5.88%
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 1,221 839 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.30% 11.74% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 675 605
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £288 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £533 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +6.50% +2.56% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 8 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -38.18% +61.76%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.64 £13.40
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% -30.91% +61.76%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 25 (86.21%) QA
2 23 (79.31%) Test Scripting
3 18 (62.07%) SEPA
3 18 (62.07%) Banking
4 17 (58.62%) Finance
4 17 (58.62%) HP
4 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (51.72%) Integration Testing
6 13 (44.83%) Validation
7 12 (41.38%) JIRA
8 10 (34.48%) Defect Management
9 9 (31.03%) SWIFT
10 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Selenium
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (24.14%) REST
11 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
11 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (24.14%) API Development
11 7 (24.14%) API Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
13 5 (17.24%) PACS
13 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
13 5 (17.24%) EDIFACT
13 5 (17.24%) TestDirector
13 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
13 5 (17.24%) FIS
13 5 (17.24%) Cucumber

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 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
1 1 (3.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JIRA
2 8 (27.59%) Selenium
3 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.24%) TestDirector
5 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.45%) Appium
6 1 (3.45%) Applitools
6 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 18 (62.07%) Banking
2 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
4 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Tester
2 9 (31.03%) Payments Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Functional Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Identity Management Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Systems Test Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Systems Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.90%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Test
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) EDIFACT
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 3 (10.34%) RESTful
4 3 (10.34%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) Flash
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) SWIFT
3 5 (17.24%) PACS
4 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.45%) Derivative
5 1 (3.45%) Equities
5 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Test Scripting
2 15 (51.72%) Integration Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Validation
4 10 (34.48%) Defect Management
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) API Development
6 7 (24.14%) API Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (10.34%) System Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Test Management
11 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
11 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (86.21%) QA
2 18 (62.07%) SEPA
3 4 (13.79%) PSD2
3 4 (13.79%) TARGET2
4 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) FIS
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Huawei
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Samsung
3 1 (3.45%) Sony