Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 97 133
Rank change year-on-year -52 +36 +3
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 29 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.78% 1.84% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.62% 12.97% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 34
Hampshire median daily rate £381 £313 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.76% -22.84% +4.52%
10th Percentile £317 £250 £250
90th Percentile £438 £434 £450
South East median daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year +14.50% -6.43% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South East median hourly rate £35.25 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year -23.78% - -

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 628 509 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.91% 14.18% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 318 353
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £321 £250 £288
90th Percentile £575 £525 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 30
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.63 £52.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -58.60% +210.55%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.13 £17.45
90th Percentile £41.24 £43.75 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £27.38
% change year-on-year +22.81% -47.95% +36.88%

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 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 19 September 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
Andover -4 10 £363 -2.03%
Gosport - 9 £413 -
Farnborough -11 4 £425 +36.00%
Basingstoke -29 1 £315 +5.00%
HP ALM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (100.00%) HP
2 26 (89.66%) Oracle
3 24 (82.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
5 22 (75.86%) Test Automation
6 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
6 21 (72.41%) Java
7 20 (68.97%) ISEB
8 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
8 18 (62.07%) .NET
9 17 (58.62%) Linux
9 17 (58.62%) Web Services
9 17 (58.62%) Selenium
9 17 (58.62%) Oracle Database
10 16 (55.17%) HP UFT
11 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
11 13 (44.83%) webMethods
11 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (44.83%) Software AG
11 13 (44.83%) Windows
11 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
11 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (44.83%) ISEB Practitioner
11 13 (44.83%) VMware
11 13 (44.83%) PuTTY
11 13 (44.83%) WinSCP
11 13 (44.83%) SpecFlow
11 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (44.83%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (44.83%) API Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) GlassFish
1 4 (13.79%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) PuTTY
1 13 (44.83%) WinSCP
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) MVNO
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) 4G
4 1 (3.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle Database
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 16 (55.17%) HP UFT
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
3 13 (44.83%) SpecFlow
4 11 (37.93%) Ant
4 11 (37.93%) Eclipse
4 11 (37.93%) TestNG
5 10 (34.48%) LoadRunner
5 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.90%) Toad
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Test Specialist
4 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) JSP Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) BSS Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) Ehcache
4 4 (13.79%) EJB
4 4 (13.79%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (13.79%) JAXB
4 4 (13.79%) JAX-RS
4 4 (13.79%) JPA
4 4 (13.79%) JSP
4 4 (13.79%) RESTful
4 4 (13.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Test Automation
2 13 (44.83%) API Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Performance Testing
2 13 (44.83%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (41.38%) DevOps
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
5 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
6 7 (24.14%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (24.14%) CRM
6 7 (24.14%) Kanban
7 4 (13.79%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) F#
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) C#
5 7 (24.14%) VB
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
3 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
4 20 (68.97%) ISEB
5 13 (44.83%) ISEB Practitioner
6 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
7 7 (24.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) vRealize
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) HP
2 26 (89.66%) Oracle
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (44.83%) Red Hat
4 13 (44.83%) Software AG
4 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 13 (44.83%) webMethods
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy