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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / London
Rank 361 268 279
Rank change year-on-year -93 +11  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 45 175 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.13% 8.06% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 125 108
Median daily rate £438 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -40.00% +102.02%  

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 2111 2170 1825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.97% 9.80% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1520 1261
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £340 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 39
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +20.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -15.55% +5.88%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -28 3 £575 +35.29% 4
Bromley +12 2 £425 +88.88%
Croydon +7 1 £393 +21.23%
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 56 (49.12%) JIRA
2 54 (47.37%) Finance
3 53 (46.49%) SQL
4 43 (37.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (35.09%) HP
6 32 (28.07%) Test Scripting
6 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (24.56%) Banking
7 28 (24.56%) Unix
8 27 (23.68%) QA
9 24 (21.05%) Test Strategy
10 22 (19.30%) Functional Testing
10 22 (19.30%) HP UFT
11 20 (17.54%) ISEB
12 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 19 (16.67%) Defect Management
13 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
13 17 (14.91%) Software Testing
14 16 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (13.16%) ISTQB
15 15 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
16 14 (12.28%) Automated Testing
16 14 (12.28%) Regression Testing
16 14 (12.28%) Windows
16 14 (12.28%) Oracle
17 13 (11.40%) MS Office
17 13 (11.40%) Selenium
17 13 (11.40%) Test Management
17 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
18 11 (9.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

HP Quality Center
Top Related 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 11 (9.65%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.14%) Confluence
3 3 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.88%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.40%) MS Office
3 9 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.88%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) HFM
1 3 (2.63%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (2.63%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.88%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) BGP
3 1 (0.88%) DVB
3 1 (0.88%) HSRP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) MPLS
3 1 (0.88%) OSPF
3 1 (0.88%) PPP
3 1 (0.88%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.88%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.63%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.75%) Big Data
4 2 (1.75%) DB2
4 2 (1.75%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) DataStage
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 56 (49.12%) JIRA
2 22 (19.30%) HP UFT
3 13 (11.40%) Selenium
4 9 (7.89%) LoadRunner
5 8 (7.02%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.02%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.26%) Zephyr
7 5 (4.39%) JMeter
7 5 (4.39%) JUnit
7 5 (4.39%) NUnit
7 5 (4.39%) Sahi
7 5 (4.39%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.39%) WATIR
8 4 (3.51%) eggPlant
8 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.51%) TestDirector
8 4 (3.51%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (47.37%) Finance
2 28 (24.56%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.26%) Retail
5 5 (4.39%) Front Office
6 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.63%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.75%) Back Office
7 2 (1.75%) Billing
7 2 (1.75%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Law
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (47.37%) Analyst
2 43 (37.72%) Test Analyst
3 17 (14.91%) Tester
4 12 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 10 (8.77%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 7 (6.14%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 6 (5.26%) QA Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Manual Tester
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Functional Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Functional Test Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.89%) .NET
1 9 (7.89%) SOAP
2 8 (7.02%) XML
3 6 (5.26%) HTML
4 5 (4.39%) Gherkin
4 5 (4.39%) Web Services
5 3 (2.63%) Flash
5 3 (2.63%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (1.75%) HTML5
6 2 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.88%) JSP
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) RESTful
7 1 (0.88%) XHTML
7 1 (0.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (7.02%) Equities
3 6 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.26%) STB
4 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.51%) MPEG
6 3 (2.63%) Derivative
6 3 (2.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.75%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) iSeries
8 1 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Unix
2 14 (12.28%) Windows
3 7 (6.14%) Linux
4 4 (3.51%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.07%) Test Scripting
3 24 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 22 (19.30%) Functional Testing
5 19 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 17 (14.91%) Software Testing
7 16 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (12.28%) Automated Testing
9 14 (12.28%) Regression Testing
10 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
10 13 (11.40%) Test Management
11 11 (9.65%) Integration Testing
11 11 (9.65%) Scrum
11 11 (9.65%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.77%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (7.89%) ETL
13 9 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) SQL
2 9 (7.89%) Java
2 9 (7.89%) VBScript
3 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.51%) Python
5 3 (2.63%) Perl
5 3 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.75%) C#
6 2 (1.75%) Korn
7 1 (0.88%) C
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) COBOL
7 1 (0.88%) Go
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) RPG
7 1 (0.88%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) ISEB
2 15 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.39%) Degree
5 4 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.68%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Basel III
2 1 (0.88%) IFRS
2 1 (0.88%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.88%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.88%) MiFID
2 1 (0.88%) SEPA
2 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) XenApp
1 4 (3.51%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Control-M
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (35.09%) HP
2 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.28%) Oracle
4 9 (7.89%) SAP
5 4 (3.51%) Charles River
5 4 (3.51%) Informatica
6 3 (2.63%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.63%) FXall
6 3 (2.63%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.63%) Murex
6 3 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.63%) Reuters
7 2 (1.75%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.75%) Teradata
7 2 (1.75%) Workday
8 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.88%) ATG
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.88%) Serena