Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 236 222
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 -48
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 1.05% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +25.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £367 £478 £325
90th Percentile £589 £595 £591
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £438
% change year-on-year -4.55% +25.71% +2.94%
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 1,133 954 684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.57% 13.77% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 753 558
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £328 £306
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 7
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -14.93% +8.95%
10th Percentile £15.83 £11.95 £15.40
90th Percentile £45.21 £34.23 £25.29
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +5.00% -14.34% +13.89%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019, 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 11 (84.62%) HP
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
1 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Integration Testing
2 10 (76.92%) QA
3 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 9 (69.23%) Validation
3 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (69.23%) SEPA
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) SOAP
5 7 (53.85%) Middleware
5 7 (53.85%) Financial Institution
5 7 (53.85%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) API Development
5 7 (53.85%) API Testing
5 7 (53.85%) RESTful
5 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
5 7 (53.85%) REST
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (7.69%) PSD2
8 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria

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 (7.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 7 (53.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 7 (53.85%) REST
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
2 7 (53.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Integration Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Validation
4 7 (53.85%) API Development
4 7 (53.85%) API Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
7 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Fund Management
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
2 9 (69.23%) SEPA
3 1 (7.69%) PSD2
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) GoldenSource