Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 182 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +199
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 10 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.20% 0.39% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 3.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
East of England median daily rate £475 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.21% - -
England median daily rate £381 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +8.71% -6.17% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year -3.78% - -

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 629 530 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.49% 10.86% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 280 286
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £260 £179 £200
90th Percentile £600 £576 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 21
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38% -42.07%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £23.00 £25.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%

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 September 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 September 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
Essex -3 4 £475 +39.30%
Hertfordshire -20 3 £500 +94.17%
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - -
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
HP ALM
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) JMeter
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Java SE
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services

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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JMeter
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) QF-Test
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Java SE
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) VME
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java 8
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) COBOL
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) SAP