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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 302 272
Rank change year-on-year -58 -30  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 62 126 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.58% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.64% 5.31% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 79 87
Median daily rate £375 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.17% -1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £123 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

HP Quality Center is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2345 2374 1888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.34% 10.97% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1700 1695 1284
Median daily rate £520 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.97 £15.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £26.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 8 £375 -11.76% 3
West End of London +9 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £450 -
Osterley -7 1 £313 +160.41%
Croydon -7 1 £375 -32.43%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 49 (44.95%) Finance
1 49 (44.95%) JIRA
2 48 (44.04%) Test Automation
3 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (33.03%) Test Scripting
5 34 (31.19%) HP
6 31 (28.44%) SQL
7 28 (25.69%) Banking
8 26 (23.85%) Functional Testing
9 25 (22.94%) Regression Testing
10 23 (21.10%) Software Testing
10 23 (21.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (18.35%) Test Strategy
12 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (16.51%) ISEB
13 18 (16.51%) Selenium
13 18 (16.51%) ISTQB
14 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.60%) Defect Management
15 15 (13.76%) Test Planning
15 15 (13.76%) E-Commerce
15 15 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (13.76%) STB
15 15 (13.76%) Scrum
15 15 (13.76%) Integration Testing
16 14 (12.84%) Unix
16 14 (12.84%) Confluence
17 13 (11.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 12 (11.01%) XML
18 12 (11.01%) Python

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 14 (12.84%) Confluence
2 6 (5.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (5.50%) CMS
3 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.67%) Documentum
5 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (5.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) SAP MM
2 4 (3.67%) Maximo
3 3 (2.75%) HFM
3 3 (2.75%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (2.75%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.92%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.92%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.92%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.92%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.92%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Internet
2 6 (5.50%) DVB
3 5 (4.59%) LAN
4 4 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.92%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.92%) FTP
5 1 (0.92%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.92%) SAN
5 1 (0.92%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.92%) WAN
5 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.75%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) Big Data
6 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.92%) DataStage
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (44.95%) JIRA
2 18 (16.51%) Selenium
3 12 (11.01%) WebDriver
4 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.34%) TestDirector
5 7 (6.42%) HP UFT
6 6 (5.50%) LoadRunner
6 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.75%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.75%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.75%) Maven
7 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.75%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.83%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.83%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.83%) TestNG
8 2 (1.83%) TestRail
General
1 49 (44.95%) Finance
2 28 (25.69%) Banking
3 11 (10.09%) Marketing
4 8 (7.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (5.50%) Front Office
5 6 (5.50%) Retail
6 5 (4.59%) Aerospace
6 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.75%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.83%) Billing
8 2 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.92%) Advertising
9 1 (0.92%) Back Office
9 1 (0.92%) Law
9 1 (0.92%) Legal
9 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.92%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (37.61%) Analyst
2 31 (28.44%) Test Analyst
3 23 (21.10%) Tester
4 13 (11.93%) Test Manager
5 11 (10.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Consultant
7 7 (6.42%) Automation Tester
7 7 (6.42%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.42%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Manual Tester
9 5 (4.59%) SAP MM Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) UAT Lead
10 4 (3.67%) Payments Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) XML
2 7 (6.42%) HTML
3 6 (5.50%) Flash
3 6 (5.50%) Web Services
4 5 (4.59%) .NET
4 5 (4.59%) SAP Business Workflow
5 4 (3.67%) J2EE
6 3 (2.75%) SOAP
7 1 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.92%) Middleware
7 1 (0.92%) Node.js
7 1 (0.92%) RESTful
7 1 (0.92%) XHTML
7 1 (0.92%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) STB
2 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.50%) Digital TV
4 6 (5.50%) IPTV
4 6 (5.50%) Video on Demand
5 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.67%) Equities
5 4 (3.67%) PlayStation
6 3 (2.75%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.83%) Derivative
7 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.83%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.92%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.84%) Unix
2 7 (6.42%) Windows
3 6 (5.50%) Android
3 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.75%) Linux
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.04%) Test Automation
2 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.03%) Test Scripting
4 26 (23.85%) Functional Testing
5 25 (22.94%) Regression Testing
6 23 (21.10%) Software Testing
6 23 (21.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (18.35%) Test Strategy
8 17 (15.60%) Defect Management
9 15 (13.76%) E-Commerce
9 15 (13.76%) Integration Testing
9 15 (13.76%) Scrum
9 15 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (13.76%) Test Planning
10 11 (10.09%) Scenario Testing
10 11 (10.09%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.17%) Content Management
11 10 (9.17%) Test Management
12 9 (8.26%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (7.34%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) Python
3 11 (10.09%) Java
4 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.50%) VBScript
6 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.75%) Korn
7 3 (2.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.83%) C
9 1 (0.92%) C#
9 1 (0.92%) COBOL
9 1 (0.92%) JCL
9 1 (0.92%) RPG
9 1 (0.92%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) ISEB
1 18 (16.51%) ISTQB
2 13 (11.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.50%) Degree
4 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) Basel III
3 1 (0.92%) IFRS
3 1 (0.92%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.92%) MiFID
3 1 (0.92%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Control-M
2 2 (1.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 34 (31.19%) HP
2 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.09%) SAP
4 10 (9.17%) Oracle
5 6 (5.50%) Workday
6 4 (3.67%) Adobe
6 4 (3.67%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (3.67%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.75%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.75%) Cisco
7 3 (2.75%) FXall
7 3 (2.75%) Guidewire
7 3 (2.75%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.75%) Informatica
7 3 (2.75%) Reuters
7 3 (2.75%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.83%) IBM
8 2 (1.83%) Murex
8 2 (1.83%) OpenText
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