Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 April 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 88 86
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.61% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.14% 1.15% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -28.13% -5.88%
East of England median daily rate £450 £288 £350
% change year-on-year +56.52% -17.86% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 175 174 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 11.90% 14.16% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 98 47
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £229 £200
90th Percentile £506 £608 £538
East of England median daily rate £418 £441 £423
% change year-on-year -5.38% +4.44% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.75 £13.20
90th Percentile £18.55 £18.42 £26.20
East of England median hourly rate £13.85 £17.89 £17.50
% change year-on-year -22.56% +2.20% -18.60%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in Hertfordshire

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in Hertfordshire

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in Hertfordshire

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Watford - 5 £450 -
Hatfield -2 2 £575 +100.00%
Royston - 1 £300 -
HP ALM
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Workflow
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) WinDbg
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) MSI
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) WinDbg
3 1 (11.11%) MSTest
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tools Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Prism
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Siemens