Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 699 499 596
Rank change year-on-year -200 +97 +70
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 56 64 143
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 1.13% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 119
10th Percentile £433 £262 £180
25th Percentile £500 £349 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% +17.24%
75th Percentile £603 £495 £525
90th Percentile £662 £510 £538
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +0.22% +7.78% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
10th Percentile - £55.97 -
25th Percentile £45.50 £61.94 £61.25
Median hourly rate £46.00 £61.97 £62.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.77% -0.85% +81.16%
75th Percentile £60.75 £62.02 £63.75
90th Percentile £69.30 £62.03 -
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £61.97 £62.50
% change year-on-year -25.77% -0.85% +81.16%

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 11,086 5,643 9,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.16% 16.50% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,113 3,993 6,722
10th Percentile £357 £313 £263
25th Percentile £463 £406 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £576 £598
90th Percentile £725 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 118 240
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.74 £12.44
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.89% +34.29% -
75th Percentile £40.00 £49.38 £26.81
90th Percentile £63.35 £61.25 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -21.57% +41.67% +2.86%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -159 29 £563 +35.54%
South East -84 16 £550 +16.34% 4
East of England -47 3 - - 1
South West -49 2 - - 3
Midlands -61 2 £450 - 3
East Midlands -35 1 - - 2
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 40 (71.43%) JIRA
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.07%) HP
3 23 (41.07%) Test Automation
4 22 (39.29%) Software Testing
5 20 (35.71%) Finance
6 18 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
8 16 (28.57%) Integration Testing
8 16 (28.57%) ISTQB
9 15 (26.79%) QA
9 15 (26.79%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (25.00%) Selenium
11 13 (23.21%) Test Management
11 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
11 13 (23.21%) Banking
11 13 (23.21%) Java
11 13 (23.21%) HP ALM
12 12 (21.43%) Social Skills
12 12 (21.43%) Regression Testing
13 11 (19.64%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (17.86%) Azure
14 10 (17.86%) Scenario Testing
14 10 (17.86%) DevOps
14 10 (17.86%) Test Planning
15 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (16.07%) Functional Testing
15 9 (16.07%) SDLC
15 9 (16.07%) Defect Management
15 9 (16.07%) Cucumber

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 5 (8.93%) Confluence
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Azure
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.36%) GPRS
1 3 (5.36%) GSM
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) LTE
1 3 (5.36%) MPLS
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
1 3 (5.36%) UMTS
1 3 (5.36%) VPN
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
1 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) DataStage
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) MS Access
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 40 (71.43%) JIRA
2 14 (25.00%) Selenium
3 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (10.71%) JMeter
5 6 (10.71%) Postman
5 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 5 (8.93%) HP UFT
6 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.36%) MSTest
8 3 (5.36%) TestLink
9 2 (3.57%) Robot Framework
9 2 (3.57%) Toad
9 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.79%) ERwin
10 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.79%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
3 12 (21.43%) Social Skills
4 6 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (7.14%) Retail
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Back Office
6 2 (3.57%) Front Office
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
7 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Test Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Test Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) IP Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) SOAP
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.79%) Equities
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Unix
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) AIX
2 3 (5.36%) Solaris
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) Test Automation
3 22 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 18 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
6 16 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 15 (26.79%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (23.21%) Test Management
9 12 (21.43%) Regression Testing
10 10 (17.86%) DevOps
10 10 (17.86%) Scenario Testing
10 10 (17.86%) Test Planning
11 9 (16.07%) Defect Management
11 9 (16.07%) Functional Testing
11 9 (16.07%) SDLC
12 8 (14.29%) Logistics
12 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (12.50%) Agile Testing
13 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.93%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) C
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) Bash
5 3 (5.36%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) Groovy
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) Degree
6 5 (8.93%) ISEB
7 3 (5.36%) CCNP
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.79%) HNC
9 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.79%) PMP
9 1 (1.79%) SAP Certification
9 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) PSD2
3 3 (5.36%) SLA
4 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) HP ALM
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) HP
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 3 (5.36%) Juniper
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Siemens
6 2 (3.57%) JDA
6 2 (3.57%) Micro Focus
6 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.79%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) PTC
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) Teradata
7 1 (1.79%) Workday