Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 393 555 561
Rank change year-on-year +162 +6 -97
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 16 51 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.78% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 41
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £197 £304 £255
90th Percentile £611 £559 £600
England median daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year -19.08% -21.36% +83.33%

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 3,120 6,497 6,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.11% 16.19% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,189 4,622 4,562
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 89 80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £12.43 £15.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.54 £51.12 £64.13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% -16.54%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in London

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HP Quality Center in London over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in London

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HP Quality Center in London.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +97 4 £600 +81.82%
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 7 (43.75%) QA
1 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (18.75%) API Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Confluence
5 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
5 3 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (12.50%) MS Access
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) EAM

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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
1 2 (12.50%) SAP PM
1 2 (12.50%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (12.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Azure
1 2 (12.50%) GCP
2 1 (6.25%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.25%) 802.11
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) DOCSIS
2 1 (6.25%) DSL
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) IPv4
2 1 (6.25%) IPv6
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Telnet
2 1 (6.25%) UPnP
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) WLAN
2 1 (6.25%) WPA
2 1 (6.25%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) FIX Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Manual Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
1 2 (12.50%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) IPTV
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) API Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) EAM
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Calypso
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Murex
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Workday
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Google