Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 14 August 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)
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 103 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21 +2
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.41% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.85% 0.62% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Essex median daily rate £475 £341 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.30% - -
East of England median daily rate £450 £321 £338
% change year-on-year +40.41% -5.04% +35.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 216 162 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.41% 18.66% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 104 30
Essex median daily rate £520 £506 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +68.75% -25.00%
10th Percentile £355 £300 £199
90th Percentile £625 £600 £476
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Essex median hourly rate £33.45 £13.03 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.67% -65.70% +28.90%
10th Percentile £24.77 £10.40 £29.60
90th Percentile £42.63 £15.85 £41.01
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.29% -16.17% -42.62%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing HP ALM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in Essex

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP ALM in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in Essex

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in Essex over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in Essex

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Southend-on-Sea +4 1 £490 +43.70%
Basildon - 1 £475 -
Harlow - 1 - -
HP ALM
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Java 8
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) QF-Test
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Java SE
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) QF-Test
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java SE
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) VME
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Java 8
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft