Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 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 Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.10% 1.49% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.48% 13.51% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Essex median daily rate £500 £524 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +86.96% -20.00%
East of England median daily rate £463 £450 £253
% change year-on-year +2.78% +78.22% -27.86%
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 209 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.07% 11.03% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 58 40
Essex median daily rate £525 £509 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +18.31% +1.18%
10th Percentile £380 £310 £247
90th Percentile £600 £625 £590
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Essex median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £34.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.49% -66.98% -7.17%
10th Percentile £14.33 £10.23 £34.19
90th Percentile £17.08 £31.78 £35.70
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.73 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.25% -4.67% -43.10%

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP