The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 3 months to 27 March 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)
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 93 88
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.100% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 5.26% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £300 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +6.15% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -40.00% +102.02%  

HP Quality Center is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 98 133 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.76% 9.31% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 91 71
Median daily rate £425 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +24.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Leeds

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Leeds

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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