Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 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 Quality Center (HP QC)
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 514 333 537
Rank change year-on-year -181 +204 +27
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 30 22 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.089% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.97% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 27
10th Percentile £334 £385 £248
25th Percentile £425 £407 £333
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £427 £400
Median % change year-on-year +28.96% +6.63% -11.11%
75th Percentile £600 £548 £481
90th Percentile £620 £579 £530
England median daily rate £445 £418 £425
% change year-on-year +6.59% -1.76% +8.97%

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 5,870 2,273 6,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.43% 17.09% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,351 1,615 4,428
10th Percentile £413 £350 £343
25th Percentile £488 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £627
90th Percentile £713 £702 £700
England median daily rate £530 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 68
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.62 £12.68
25th Percentile £21.50 £12.76 £15.31
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +26.35% -7.67% +5.00%
75th Percentile £42.50 £35.75 £42.90
90th Percentile £60.92 £47.48 £50.43
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +14.29%

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 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 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
Central London -54 5 - -
West London -17 1 £178 -57.61% 1
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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 27 (90.00%) JIRA
2 19 (63.33%) HP
3 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (56.67%) Test Management
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 14 (46.67%) Python
5 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (46.67%) Selenium
6 13 (43.33%) Confluence
6 13 (43.33%) DevOps
6 13 (43.33%) Defect Management
7 12 (40.00%) Finance
8 11 (36.67%) Social Skills
9 9 (30.00%) Scrum
9 9 (30.00%) C
9 9 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
9 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
10 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) BDD
10 8 (26.67%) Gherkin
10 8 (26.67%) C#
10 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
10 8 (26.67%) Middleware
11 7 (23.33%) SQL
11 7 (23.33%) QA
12 6 (20.00%) Software Testing

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 13 (43.33%) Confluence
2 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Azure
2 2 (6.67%) GCP
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BigQuery
1 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
1 2 (6.67%) Tableau
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) Power BI
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 27 (90.00%) JIRA
2 14 (46.67%) Selenium
3 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) JMeter
5 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.00%) TestLink
6 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.67%) Postman
6 2 (6.67%) Robot Framework
6 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.67%) TestRail
6 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Social Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Tester
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Gherkin
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) PKI
1 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) AIX
2 3 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (56.67%) Test Management
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Defect Management
4 13 (43.33%) DevOps
5 9 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (26.67%) BDD
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Logistics
10 3 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) C
4 8 (26.67%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP ALM
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) JDA
5 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.33%) FXall
5 1 (3.33%) Pega
5 1 (3.33%) Siebel