Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 221 222
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -31
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 25 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.21% 3.58% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 39
City of London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £314 £301
90th Percentile £600 £579 £528
Central London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -5.56%
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 778 755 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.98% 11.45% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 593 674
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.39% +3.12%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £285
90th Percentile £663 £630 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +61.76% -6.75%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.74 £11.19
90th Percentile £27.50 £66.38 £36.10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +61.76% -5.56%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (40.00%) HP
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
2 10 (40.00%) QA
3 9 (36.00%) Selenium
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) JIRA
3 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (32.00%) Investment Banking
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) MiFID
5 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) ISEB
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Derivative
7 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (20.00%) EMIR
7 5 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (20.00%) Scenario Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) Appium
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Mocha
6 1 (4.00%) NUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
6 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (40.00%) Banking
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Front Office
5 2 (8.00%) Back Office
5 2 (8.00%) International Banking
6 1 (4.00%) Advertising
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.00%) French Language
6 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) QA Leader
2 6 (24.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
5 3 (12.00%) QA Coordinator
5 3 (12.00%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) LINQ
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Derivative
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.00%) QA Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) ISEB
3 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
2 7 (28.00%) MiFID
3 5 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (20.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.00%) Murex
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Pega
3 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Workday