Period
to 20 May 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 20 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 214 172
Rank change year-on-year -19 -42 +61
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 11 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.18% 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.27% 1.64% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 32
City of London median daily rate £550 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £395 £323 £325
90th Percentile £595 £631 £550
Central London median daily rate £550 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +25.71% +2.94% +7.94%
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 943 671 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.60% 10.88% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 540 531
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.50% +3.13%
10th Percentile £340 £300 £313
90th Percentile £654 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.78% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 10
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.67 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.07% -6.06% +25.71%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.95 £18.50
90th Percentile £38.48 £28.26 £27.53
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.34 £22.00
% change year-on-year -10.45% +1.52% +22.22%

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 20 May 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 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 8 (66.67%) HP
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (41.67%) HP ALM
4 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Guidewire
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 2 (16.67%) Reinsurance

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 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Reinsurance
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (8.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) Calypso
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft