Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 177 183
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 7 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.47% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.08% 4.41% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 3
East of England median daily rate £490 £410 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.51% +82.22% -21.74%
10th Percentile £405 £290 £207
90th Percentile £518 £583 £272
England median daily rate £390 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +5.69% +5.43% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -61.54% - -

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 650 544 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.23% 10.74% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 306 260
East of England median daily rate £470 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £232 £203 £200
90th Percentile £600 £583 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 24
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +0.79% -44.03%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.35 £12.58
90th Percentile £33.70 £29.00 £37.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%

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
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 15 December 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 -14 3 - -
Essex -20 2 £495 +41.43%
Bedfordshire +3 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
HP ALM
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 7 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model

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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) OAT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Psychology
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian