Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 132 133
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 6.28% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £331 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.43% +6.85% +11.21%
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +50.00% -13.67% +14.88%

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 213 223 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.15% 7.11% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 135 99
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -14.63% +17.14%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £262
90th Percentile £575 £560 £544
England median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 24
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +32.08% -15.87%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.43 £9.75
90th Percentile £28.00 £23.50 £20.35
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.66% - +0.45%

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 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 19 February 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
Nottinghamshire -5 4 £300 -3.23% 1
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft