Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 553 572 473
Rank change year-on-year +19 -99 -137
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 39 66 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.095% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 1.03% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 83
London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £223 £281 £285
90th Percentile £538 £588 £550
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £65.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.77% +116.67% -

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 6,491 6,386 4,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.82% 13.79% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,663 4,705 3,508
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £488 £465
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.84% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 87 41
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £24.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +0.56% +27.49%
10th Percentile £12.95 £13.31 £14.25
90th Percentile £51.42 £58.50 £47.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.52% +9.44% -18.18%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +5 11 £475 -5.00% 1
West London +23 2 £214 -17.88% 1
South London +18 1 £315 -3.08%
North London -4 1 - - 1
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center 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 Quality Center.

1 26 (66.67%) HP
2 20 (51.28%) JIRA
3 14 (35.90%) QA
3 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
4 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 12 (30.77%) Test Management
5 12 (30.77%) Selenium
6 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (25.64%) Defect Management
8 9 (23.08%) RESTful
8 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Banking
9 8 (20.51%) Validation
9 8 (20.51%) Confluence
9 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
9 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.95%) Linux
10 7 (17.95%) Java
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) SOAP
10 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 6 (15.38%) SAP
11 6 (15.38%) Windows
11 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
11 6 (15.38%) REST
11 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
12 5 (12.82%) BDD
12 5 (12.82%) TestRail
12 5 (12.82%) API Development

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 8 (20.51%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.56%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) BrowserStack
1 1 (2.56%) CloudBees
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
1 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Blockchain
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) OLAP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) JIRA
2 12 (30.77%) Selenium
3 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.82%) JMeter
4 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
4 5 (12.82%) TestRail
5 4 (10.26%) Robot Framework
6 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.56%) Appium
8 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (2.56%) Calabash
8 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (5.13%) Russian Language
6 1 (2.56%) Front Office
6 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Tester
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) RESTful
2 7 (17.95%) SOAP
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 6 (15.38%) REST
4 5 (12.82%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) IDoc
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.13%) Derivative
4 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.13%) Wiki
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Equities
5 1 (2.56%) FMCG
5 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
2 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.77%) Test Management
4 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Defect Management
6 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
7 8 (20.51%) Validation
8 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 5 (12.82%) API Development
9 5 (12.82%) API Testing
9 5 (12.82%) BDD
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.82%) Scrum
10 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Test Planning
11 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
1 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCSA
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) SEPA
3 1 (2.56%) IFRS
3 1 (2.56%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.56%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) SAP
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) CA
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.56%) Charles River
6 1 (2.56%) FactSet
6 1 (2.56%) GoldenSource
6 1 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.56%) Reuters
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow