Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for HP Quality Center skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP Quality Center over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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 Quality Center (HP QC)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 86 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.27% 5.19% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £225 £234
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -3.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £233 £207 £199
90th Percentile £356 £363 £344
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.24% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £40.50

HP Quality Center 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 214 135 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.71% 9.85% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 70 83
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% +30.77%
10th Percentile £128 £205 £200
90th Percentile £575 £589 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.97% -57.04% +221.43%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.30 £12.43
90th Percentile £29.00 £23.65 £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.84 £16.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -10.06% -51.11% +117.74%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
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 Quality Center within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -2 5 £343 -11.61%
Welwyn Garden City 0 1 £225 +3.45%
Welwyn - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

HP Quality Center
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) ETL Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QC Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
1 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle