Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 498 386 559
Rank change year-on-year -112 +173 +59
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 21 7 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.043% 0.091%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 23
10th Percentile £255 " £392
25th Percentile £388 " "
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £180 £454
Median % change year-on-year +150.00% -60.35% +5.28%
75th Percentile £575 £309 £500
90th Percentile £588 £386 £533
England median daily rate £425 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +18.27%

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 5,232 2,693 6,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.52% 16.70% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,799 1,962 4,716
10th Percentile £406 £375 £353
25th Percentile £475 £450 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £543 £550
Median % change year-on-year +1.33% -1.31% +4.76%
75th Percentile £642 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £694
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 74
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £19.07 £12.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate £25.25 £19.20 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.54% -8.60% -6.56%
75th Percentile £46.33 £36.93 £44.54
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.45 £18.78
% change year-on-year +8.00% +3.57% -1.18%

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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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
West London - 3 £563 -
Central London -25 2 £500 - 3
HP ALM
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 16 (76.19%) HP
2 14 (66.67%) JIRA
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Social Skills
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Tricentis qTest
7 4 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (19.05%) Retail
7 4 (19.05%) Confluence
7 4 (19.05%) Test Management
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Kanban
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 3 (14.29%) Cucumber

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 4 (19.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) 802.11
2 1 (4.76%) Broadband
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Tricentis qTest
3 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) Postman
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) TestComplete
5 1 (4.76%) Appium
5 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.76%) eggPlant
5 1 (4.76%) Gatling
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) REST Assured
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) TestRail
5 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Back Office
5 2 (9.52%) Advertising
5 2 (9.52%) Front Office
5 2 (9.52%) Legal
6 1 (4.76%) Banking
6 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) UAT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Perl Scripter
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) IDoc
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) React
3 1 (4.76%) SAP ALE
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) STL
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) R
5 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) GxP
3 2 (9.52%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (9.52%) Netcool
1 2 (9.52%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (9.52%) Netcool/Webtop
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.76%) collectd
2 1 (4.76%) Fluentd
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) hybris
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Nimsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.52%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) New Relic
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy