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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 May 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 564 452 436
Rank change year-on-year -112 -16 +132
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 22 18 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.057% 0.074% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.42% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 2
10th Percentile £334 £378 £401
25th Percentile £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £453 £413
Median % change year-on-year +4.97% +9.70% -9.14%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £428
90th Percentile £610 £588 £434
England median daily rate £425 £451 £400
% change year-on-year -5.82% +12.81% -5.88%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,665 4,329 3,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.26% 17.75% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,068 3,220 2,362
10th Percentile £424 £400 £350
25th Percentile £513 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £530 £550
Median % change year-on-year +13.21% -3.64% -
75th Percentile £700 £630 £617
90th Percentile £794 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 13 33
10th Percentile £14.95 £15.01 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.25 £12.44
Median hourly rate £23.91 £40.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.23% +110.53% -19.15%
75th Percentile £35.00 £65.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £47.71
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.13% +30.26% +2.70%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP ALM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in London

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HP ALM in London.

Daily rate trend for HP ALM in London

HP ALM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP ALM in London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for HP ALM in London

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West London -7 3 £475 -15.56%
Central London -29 1 £600 +20.00%
HP ALM
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 17 (77.27%) HP
2 15 (68.18%) Agile
3 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 13 (59.09%) JIRA
4 13 (59.09%) QA
4 13 (59.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (59.09%) Social Skills
5 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
7 9 (40.91%) Test Management
8 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
9 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
10 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 6 (27.27%) Defect Management
10 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (22.73%) QA Automation
11 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
11 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) Confluence
11 5 (22.73%) BDD
11 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 5 (22.73%) SQL
12 4 (18.18%) Python
12 4 (18.18%) XML
12 4 (18.18%) ISEB
12 4 (18.18%) Benchmarking
12 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (22.73%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) IPsec
1 3 (13.64%) MPLS
1 3 (13.64%) SD-WAN
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) 2G
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) 4G
2 1 (4.55%) 5G
2 1 (4.55%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (4.55%) GSM
2 1 (4.55%) ISUP
2 1 (4.55%) LTE
2 1 (4.55%) SCCP
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) SS7
2 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
2 1 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Tricentis qTest
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
4 1 (4.55%) Appium
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.55%) Postman
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.55%) TestRail
General
1 13 (59.09%) Social Skills
2 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office
4 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Billing
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.55%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) QA Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Manual Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
6 2 (9.09%) QA Manual Tester
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Legacy Applications
3 1 (4.55%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile
2 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 13 (59.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Test Management
5 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
7 6 (27.27%) Defect Management
7 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (22.73%) QA Automation
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
9 4 (18.18%) Benchmarking
9 4 (18.18%) Campaign Management
9 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Test Assurance
9 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Accessibility
2 1 (4.55%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Siebel