Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 October 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 434 619 683
Rank change year-on-year +185 +64 -191
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 55 164 195
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.23% 1.45% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 126 127
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +4.90%
10th Percentile £350 £263 £272
90th Percentile £555 £538 £519
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £363
% change year-on-year +1.19% +15.86% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £56.02 £53.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +156.01% -
10th Percentile £47.38 £33.25 £19.92
90th Percentile £62.03 £74.38 £25.52
UK median hourly rate £56.02 £53.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.21% +156.01% -

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4,457 11,287 13,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.90% 14.58% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,829 7,745 9,319
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £306 £275 £300
90th Percentile £661 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 265 374
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.80 £53.17 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +20.00% -

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in England

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP Quality Center in England.

Daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in England

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP Quality Center in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in England

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP Quality Center in England.

Hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in England

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing HP Quality Center in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for HP Quality Center in England

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 30 October 2020. 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
South East +153 20 £473 -1.82% 2
London +170 19 £423 +10.82% 1
North of England +104 7 £417 +0.36%
North West +84 4 £403 -15.26%
South West +90 3 £450 -8.86%
East of England +77 3 £525 +27.27%
Yorkshire +68 3 £417 +19.00%
Midlands +74 2 - -
West Midlands +54 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 21 (38.18%) JIRA
4 20 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 20 (36.36%) Oracle
5 17 (30.91%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (30.91%) Workflow
6 16 (29.09%) HP
6 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
7 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (25.45%) ISEB
9 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
9 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
9 13 (23.64%) Web Services
9 13 (23.64%) Finance
10 12 (21.82%) JMeter
10 12 (21.82%) Java
10 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
11 11 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 11 (20.00%) VB
11 11 (20.00%) XML
11 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
12 10 (18.18%) SQLPlus
12 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (18.18%) Migration
12 10 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
12 10 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (18.18%) Oracle Reports

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (30.91%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) Anypoint
4 2 (3.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Assets
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (9.09%) Siebel CRM
4 4 (7.27%) BASE24
5 1 (1.82%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) GitHub
2 4 (7.27%) Apigee
3 3 (5.45%) Azure
3 3 (5.45%) BlazeMeter
3 3 (5.45%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.82%) AWS
4 1 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.82%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) ATM
1 4 (7.27%) FTP
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (18.18%) SQLPlus
3 7 (12.73%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (5.45%) Power BI
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) JIRA
2 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
3 12 (21.82%) JMeter
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
5 9 (16.36%) Selenium
6 8 (14.55%) SoapUI
7 7 (12.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (10.91%) Gradle
8 6 (10.91%) HP UFT
9 5 (9.09%) JUnit
10 4 (7.27%) SOAtest
10 4 (7.27%) SonarQube
10 4 (7.27%) VersaTest
11 3 (5.45%) Bugzilla
11 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
11 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
12 2 (3.64%) Ranorex
12 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Front Office
4 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 16 (29.09%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Siebel Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Tester
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Oracle Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) HR Specialist
9 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) Web Services
2 11 (20.00%) XML
3 7 (12.73%) SOAP
4 6 (10.91%) REST
5 4 (7.27%) J2EE
5 4 (7.27%) JMS
5 4 (7.27%) JSON
5 4 (7.27%) RAML
5 4 (7.27%) Spring
5 4 (7.27%) Spring Batch
5 4 (7.27%) Spring Boot
5 4 (7.27%) Spring Security
6 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.82%) .NET
7 1 (1.82%) CSS
7 1 (1.82%) Matplotlib
7 1 (1.82%) MDX
7 1 (1.82%) NumPy
7 1 (1.82%) RESTful
7 1 (1.82%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Chip Card
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) EMV
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) Smart City
3 1 (1.82%) Social Media
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 17 (30.91%) Workflow
4 16 (29.09%) Test Automation
5 13 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 10 (18.18%) DevOps
7 10 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Migration
7 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Scrum
9 8 (14.55%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (14.55%) BDD
9 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
9 8 (14.55%) ERP
9 8 (14.55%) SDLC
9 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
10 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) Java
3 11 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (20.00%) VB
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) C
6 2 (3.64%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) PROC SQL
7 1 (1.82%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) ISEB
2 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.82%) OCP
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.82%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
1 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.82%) Giant Swarm
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
2 16 (29.09%) HP
3 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.73%) Siebel
5 4 (7.27%) MuleSoft
5 4 (7.27%) Pega
6 1 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.82%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Siemens
6 1 (1.82%) Teradata