Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 21 January 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)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 25 41
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 -3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.32% 4.39% 0.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.39% 53.57% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 3
Dorset median daily rate £425 £350 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +112.12% -63.33%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £158
90th Percentile £438 £383 £213
South West median daily rate £425 £345 £300
% change year-on-year +23.19% +15.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Dorset with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 23 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.57% 8.19% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 14
Dorset median daily rate £425 £350 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +105.88% -56.74%
10th Percentile £298 £310 £119
90th Percentile £572 £395 £468
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dorset median hourly rate - £46.50 -
South West median hourly rate £20.31 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -49.22% +77.78% -6.25%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Dorset

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Dorset

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -18 1 £425 +21.43%
Poole - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 3 (75.00%) SWIFT
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (25.00%) HP