Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for HP ALM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP ALM over the 6 months to 19 June 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 Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 184 176
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 19 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.65% 1.81% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 14
East of England median daily rate £450 £264 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.62% -24.64% +10.24%
10th Percentile £286 £219 £195
90th Percentile £623 £294 £400
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year -3.26% - -

HP ALM 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 of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 521 497 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.81% 11.20% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 280 231
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £238 £175 £185
90th Percentile £616 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +5.98% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 20
East of England median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -24.68% -16.30%
10th Percentile £11.45 £12.22 £14.38
90th Percentile £28.47 £21.35 £44.48
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +10.00%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing HP ALM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in the East of England

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP ALM in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in the East of England

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in the East of England

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP ALM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Hertfordshire -2 8 £450 +70.62%
Essex - 6 £538 - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 3 - -
Suffolk - 2 £425 -
HP ALM
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP ALM 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 of England region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Waterfall
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) Client/Server
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
7 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Selenium
7 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
7 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
7 5 (26.32%) Workflow
7 5 (26.32%) VMware
7 5 (26.32%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (21.05%) JMeter

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JIRA
2 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
4 4 (21.05%) JMeter
5 3 (15.79%) Zephyr
6 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
6 2 (10.53%) Hudson
6 2 (10.53%) MSTest
6 2 (10.53%) QF-Test
7 1 (5.26%) AccuRev
7 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
7 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 1 (5.26%) Maven
7 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.26%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Development Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) Java SE
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) Waterfall
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Workflow
5 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Management
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Java 8
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Siemens
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Prism
4 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) SAP