Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 September 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 131 132
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -28
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 20 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.64% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.00% 3.93% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 13
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -6.25% +25.22%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £282
90th Percentile £460 £400 £424
England median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year -0.71% +0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 250 229 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.99% 7.19% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 157 128
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +0.59% +25.65%
10th Percentile £235 £281 £277
90th Percentile £508 £625 £571
England median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +15.38% -4.55%
10th Percentile £10.55 £13.00 £11.02
90th Percentile £19.85 £20.00 £21.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.42 £20.19
% change year-on-year -18.28% +6.09% +0.93%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in the East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in the East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in the East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in the East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +17 9 £300 +4.35%
Leicestershire -7 3 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire -9 1 £320 -20.00%
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 15 (75.00%) HP
2 11 (55.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (45.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Defect Management
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Test Management
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (10.00%) Marketing
8 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (10.00%) ERP
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) ISEB
8 2 (10.00%) Electronics
9 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Defect Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QC Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Server Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Testing Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Defect Management
2 9 (45.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) HP
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (20.00%) SAP