Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 16 November 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 95 131
Rank change year-on-year -71 +36 -5
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 23 67 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.62% 1.87% 0.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.26% 13.79% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 45 31
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +8.33% -22.58%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £250
90th Percentile £443 £470 £450
South East median daily rate £385 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +10.00% +16.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 705 486 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.90% 13.56% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 312 347
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £258
90th Percentile £575 £534 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 20
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -62.79% +238.90%
10th Percentile £11.31 £10.40 £30.70
90th Percentile £61.50 £28.38 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +19.30% -56.15% +61.75%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in Hampshire

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in Hampshire

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in Hampshire

HP ALM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP ALM in Hampshire

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Gosport - 8 £413 -
Hook +6 3 £400 +28.00%
Andover -14 2 £363 -3.33%
Basingstoke -20 2 £313 +0.40%
Havant - 2 - -
HP ALM
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 23 (100.00%) HP
2 16 (69.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle
4 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
4 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) ISEB
5 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
6 10 (43.48%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
7 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) .NET
8 8 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
9 7 (30.43%) CRM
9 7 (30.43%) VB
9 7 (30.43%) Billing
9 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Test Management
9 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
10 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (26.09%) Web Services
11 5 (21.74%) QA
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (17.39%) Windows Server

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) MVNO
1 4 (17.39%) PuTTY
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) WinSCP
2 3 (13.04%) LTE
3 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.35%) 4G
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
2 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
2 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) Ant
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) TestNG
3 2 (8.70%) Toad
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
5 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) CRM
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Management
4 4 (17.39%) API Testing
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 4 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) VB
5 4 (17.39%) F#
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
2 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) ISEB
3 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (17.39%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Netcool
2 2 (8.70%) nmon
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (8.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 4 (17.39%) Software AG
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) webMethods
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow