Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 466 406 313
Rank change year-on-year -60 -93 -45
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 168 207 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.46% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.00% 3.89% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 132 195
London median daily rate £413 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.48% +0.63% -5.33%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £230
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £34.75

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5604 5317 4079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.12% 11.84% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4130 3570 2811
London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 74
London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.92 £14.36 £13.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £36.57 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in London

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in London

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in London

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in London

HP Quality Center
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 Quality Center within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London -4 36 £375 -11.76%
South London -25 18 £460 +2.22%
West London -21 13 £286 +8.53%
East London -12 1 - -
North London - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 89 (52.98%) JIRA
2 86 (51.19%) HP
3 80 (47.62%) Test Automation
4 65 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (27.98%) Functional Testing
6 45 (26.79%) SQL
7 44 (26.19%) Banking
8 43 (25.60%) ISTQB
8 43 (25.60%) Test Scripting
9 40 (23.81%) Software Testing
9 40 (23.81%) ISEB
9 40 (23.81%) Finance
10 36 (21.43%) Selenium
10 36 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (20.83%) QA
12 34 (20.24%) Java
13 31 (18.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 30 (17.86%) Regression Testing
15 27 (16.07%) Web Services
15 27 (16.07%) Integration Testing
16 26 (15.48%) Python
17 24 (14.29%) WebDriver
18 23 (13.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 23 (13.69%) Test Management
19 22 (13.10%) JMeter
20 21 (12.50%) Investment Banking
20 21 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
21 19 (11.31%) SoapUI
21 19 (11.31%) E-Commerce
22 18 (10.71%) Defect Management

HP Quality Center
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 17 (10.12%) Confluence
2 7 (4.17%) CMS
3 4 (2.38%) Documentum
3 4 (2.38%) SAS
4 2 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Maximo
1 4 (2.38%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.19%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.60%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.60%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.60%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Internet
2 4 (2.38%) DVB
3 3 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.19%) LAN
4 2 (1.19%) WAAS
5 1 (0.60%) 3G
5 1 (0.60%) 4G
5 1 (0.60%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) ICMP
5 1 (0.60%) LTE
5 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.12%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.79%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.79%) Big Data
3 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.79%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 89 (52.98%) JIRA
2 36 (21.43%) Selenium
3 24 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 22 (13.10%) JMeter
5 19 (11.31%) SoapUI
6 14 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 14 (8.33%) LoadRunner
7 13 (7.74%) Jenkins
7 13 (7.74%) LoadUI
8 11 (6.55%) Maven
8 11 (6.55%) TeamCity
9 10 (5.95%) Git (software)
9 10 (5.95%) Selenium IDE
9 10 (5.95%) TestRail
10 9 (5.36%) Cucumber
11 8 (4.76%) Appium
11 8 (4.76%) TestDirector
12 7 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 44 (26.19%) Banking
2 40 (23.81%) Finance
3 21 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.12%) Front Office
5 9 (5.36%) Marketing
6 5 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.38%) Back Office
8 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.19%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.19%) International Banking
9 2 (1.19%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.60%) Billing
10 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.60%) French Language
10 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.60%) Legal
10 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (46.43%) Analyst
2 66 (39.29%) Test Analyst
3 33 (19.64%) Tester
4 19 (11.31%) Automation Test Analyst
4 19 (11.31%) Test Leader
5 16 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
5 16 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
6 14 (8.33%) Automation Tester
7 13 (7.74%) Test Manager
8 11 (6.55%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.95%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) Consultant
11 7 (4.17%) FX Test Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) IT Analyst
11 7 (4.17%) QA Leader
11 7 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (3.57%) QA Tester
13 5 (2.98%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.07%) Web Services
2 16 (9.52%) XML
3 11 (6.55%) HTML
4 10 (5.95%) .NET
5 7 (4.17%) SOAP
6 6 (3.57%) Flash
6 6 (3.57%) J2EE
7 4 (2.38%) CSS
8 3 (1.79%) JSON
8 3 (1.79%) REST
8 3 (1.79%) Spring
8 3 (1.79%) Swing
9 2 (1.19%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.19%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.19%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.19%) RESTful
9 2 (1.19%) SAP Business Workflow
9 2 (1.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.74%) STB
4 10 (5.95%) Derivative
5 6 (3.57%) PlayStation
6 5 (2.98%) Equities
6 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.38%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.38%) Digital TV
7 4 (2.38%) IPTV
7 4 (2.38%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.79%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.19%) Fintech
9 2 (1.19%) iPad
9 2 (1.19%) MPEG
9 2 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.93%) Windows
2 10 (5.95%) Unix
3 9 (5.36%) Linux
4 7 (4.17%) Android
4 7 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (47.62%) Test Automation
2 65 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (27.98%) Functional Testing
4 43 (25.60%) Test Scripting
5 40 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 36 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (17.86%) Regression Testing
8 27 (16.07%) Integration Testing
9 23 (13.69%) Test Management
10 21 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 19 (11.31%) E-Commerce
12 18 (10.71%) Defect Management
13 17 (10.12%) Manual Testing
14 16 (9.52%) Scrum
14 16 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
15 15 (8.93%) System Testing
15 15 (8.93%) Test Planning
16 14 (8.33%) ITIL
16 14 (8.33%) SDLC
16 14 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.79%) SQL
2 34 (20.24%) Java
3 26 (15.48%) Python
4 13 (7.74%) Perl
5 11 (6.55%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.55%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.95%) Korn
7 8 (4.76%) C#
8 6 (3.57%) C++
9 5 (2.98%) C
10 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.38%) VBScript
11 2 (1.19%) Groovy
12 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (25.60%) ISTQB
2 40 (23.81%) ISEB
3 23 (13.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 13 (7.74%) Degree
7 4 (2.38%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (20.83%) QA
2 11 (6.55%) MiFID
3 9 (5.36%) EMIR
4 6 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) CA Service Virtualization
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (51.19%) HP
2 12 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.55%) Atlassian
3 11 (6.55%) Oracle
3 11 (6.55%) SAP
4 5 (2.98%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.98%) Guidewire
5 4 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (2.38%) FXall
5 4 (2.38%) Murex
5 4 (2.38%) Reuters
5 4 (2.38%) Workday
6 3 (1.79%) Citrix
6 3 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.79%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.19%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.19%) IBM
7 2 (1.19%) OpenText
7 2 (1.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud