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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 93 99
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.82% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.47% 4.83% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £385 £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% -20.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £281 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £438 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 95 207 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.66% 13.71% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 138 67
Median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £28.27 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 8 (80.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Toad
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) iPad
6 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy

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 (10.00%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Toad
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft