The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 40 45 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.55% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.38% 2.86% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £310 £325 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +19.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +6.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -40.00% +102.02%  

HP Quality Center is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13 35 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 3.58% 9.86% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 13
Median daily rate £375 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Coventry

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Coventry

HP Quality Center
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) EPoS
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) HP