Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 586 643 520
Rank change year-on-year +57 -123 -76
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 169 220 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.59% 1.54% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 128 231
England median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £250
90th Percentile £545 £519 £550
UK median daily rate £420 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +12.00% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
England median hourly rate £53.75 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £53.75 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year +39.61% - -

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 10,612 14,263 11,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.54% 14.81% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,222 9,722 7,741
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £301 £265
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 367 254
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -15.58%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.89% - -17.65%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in England

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in England

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in England

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in England over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Contractor 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 12 December 2019. 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
London +49 58 £350 -12.50% 4
South East +51 52 £500 +37.93% 6
East of England +42 17 £400 -15.79% 2
North of England +31 17 £418 +34.68% 2
South West +6 14 £500 +42.86% 1
Yorkshire +49 12 £415 - 2
Midlands +54 10 £475 +72.73% 1
West Midlands +48 9 £475 +72.73% 1
North West 0 5 £479 +36.79%
East Midlands +25 1 £400 -
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 93 (55.03%) JIRA
2 92 (54.44%) HP
3 67 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (34.91%) Test Automation
5 54 (31.95%) ISEB
6 51 (30.18%) Test Management
6 51 (30.18%) Defect Management
7 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
8 42 (24.85%) ISTQB
9 41 (24.26%) Test Scripting
10 38 (22.49%) Test Strategy
11 33 (19.53%) Security Cleared
12 32 (18.93%) Validation
13 31 (18.34%) Finance
13 31 (18.34%) QA
13 31 (18.34%) HP ALM
14 30 (17.75%) Migration
15 28 (16.57%) SAP
15 28 (16.57%) Windows
16 27 (15.98%) Linux
16 27 (15.98%) Selenium
16 27 (15.98%) Software Testing
16 27 (15.98%) Data Migration
17 26 (15.38%) Software Delivery
17 26 (15.38%) SQL
18 24 (14.20%) Java
18 24 (14.20%) Scenario Testing
19 23 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
19 23 (13.61%) DV Cleared
19 23 (13.61%) Android

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 23 (13.61%) Confluence
2 12 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.18%) Documentum
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.59%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.18%) SAP MDG
3 2 (1.18%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.59%) Global One
4 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.59%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) Power Platform
2 5 (2.96%) BrowserStack
2 5 (2.96%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (2.37%) Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) AWS
5 1 (0.59%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.59%) GitHub
5 1 (0.59%) IaaS
5 1 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) Wireshark
2 7 (4.14%) Wireless
3 5 (2.96%) GPRS
3 5 (2.96%) GSM
3 5 (2.96%) HSPA
3 5 (2.96%) Intranet
3 5 (2.96%) LTE
3 5 (2.96%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (2.96%) RANAP
3 5 (2.96%) SMS
3 5 (2.96%) UMTS
4 4 (2.37%) Internet
5 3 (1.78%) IPv6
6 2 (1.18%) Broadband
6 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.18%) HTTP
6 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.18%) IPv4
6 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) EDRMS
2 6 (3.55%) Power BI
2 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.37%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.78%) MS Access
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.59%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 93 (55.03%) JIRA
2 27 (15.98%) Selenium
3 19 (11.24%) HP UFT
4 14 (8.28%) Bugzilla
4 14 (8.28%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (7.69%) TestRail
6 8 (4.73%) JMeter
6 8 (4.73%) LoadRunner
6 8 (4.73%) Robot Framework
7 7 (4.14%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.14%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.55%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.96%) Appium
9 5 (2.96%) Calabash
9 5 (2.96%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.96%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.78%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (18.34%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Banking
3 12 (7.10%) German Language
3 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.14%) Italian Language
6 6 (3.55%) Front Office
6 6 (3.55%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.37%) Retail
8 3 (1.78%) Back Office
8 3 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.18%) Automotive
9 2 (1.18%) Legal
9 2 (1.18%) Marketing
9 2 (1.18%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.59%) Police
10 1 (0.59%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.59%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 57 (33.73%) Analyst
2 41 (24.26%) Test Analyst
3 30 (17.75%) Tester
4 23 (13.61%) Test Manager
5 22 (13.02%) Test Engineer
6 21 (12.43%) Test Leader
7 16 (9.47%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
8 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (6.51%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 9 (5.33%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.73%) Junior
10 8 (4.73%) Manual Tester
10 8 (4.73%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Graduate
11 7 (4.14%) Graduate Tester
11 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (3.55%) Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.06%) Web Services
1 17 (10.06%) XML
2 13 (7.69%) HTML
3 11 (6.51%) CSS
3 11 (6.51%) JSON
3 11 (6.51%) SOAP
4 9 (5.33%) .NET
5 8 (4.73%) REST
6 4 (2.37%) RESTful
6 4 (2.37%) WSDL
6 4 (2.37%) XML Messaging
6 4 (2.37%) XSD
7 3 (1.78%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.18%) J2EE
9 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.59%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.59%) jQuery
9 1 (0.59%) Laravel
9 1 (0.59%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (7.69%) Wiki
2 9 (5.33%) User Experience
3 7 (4.14%) Equities
3 7 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.55%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.55%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.78%) Derivative
5 3 (1.78%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.18%) FMCG
6 2 (1.18%) IPTV
7 1 (0.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.57%) Windows
2 27 (15.98%) Linux
3 23 (13.61%) Android
4 18 (10.65%) Apple iOS
5 13 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.55%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.96%) Unix
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.91%) Test Automation
3 51 (30.18%) Defect Management
3 51 (30.18%) Test Management
4 41 (24.26%) Test Scripting
5 38 (22.49%) Test Strategy
6 32 (18.93%) Validation
7 30 (17.75%) Migration
8 27 (15.98%) Data Migration
8 27 (15.98%) Software Testing
9 26 (15.38%) Software Delivery
10 24 (14.20%) Scenario Testing
11 23 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (13.02%) Scrum
13 21 (12.43%) SDLC
14 20 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (10.65%) Integration Testing
16 16 (9.47%) User Stories
17 15 (8.88%) BDD
17 15 (8.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.38%) SQL
2 24 (14.20%) Java
3 10 (5.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.33%) C
4 9 (5.33%) Python
5 7 (4.14%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.55%) Ruby
7 5 (2.96%) VB
8 3 (1.78%) C#
8 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.78%) VBScript
9 1 (0.59%) C++
9 1 (0.59%) PHP
9 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (31.95%) ISEB
2 42 (24.85%) ISTQB
3 33 (19.53%) Security Cleared
4 23 (13.61%) DV Cleared
5 12 (7.10%) Degree
6 11 (6.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (6.51%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.96%) SAP Certification
8 4 (2.37%) MCP
8 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.37%) OCP
8 4 (2.37%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.78%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.59%) PMP
11 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.34%) QA
2 5 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.78%) GAMP
4 2 (1.18%) GDPR
4 2 (1.18%) GxP
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.18%) PMO
5 1 (0.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (11.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.88%) vSphere
3 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.59%) Firmware
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (18.34%) HP ALM
2 16 (9.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 92 (54.44%) HP
2 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
3 28 (16.57%) SAP
4 17 (10.06%) Oracle
5 6 (3.55%) Murex
6 5 (2.96%) Ericsson
6 5 (2.96%) Huawei
7 3 (1.78%) Ariba
8 2 (1.18%) CA
8 2 (1.18%) Calypso
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco
8 2 (1.18%) Informatica
8 2 (1.18%) Siemens
8 2 (1.18%) Telerik
9 1 (0.59%) Borland
9 1 (0.59%) hybris
9 1 (0.59%) Lumension
9 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.59%) VMware