Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 508 449 314
Rank change year-on-year -59 -135 -52
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 138 143 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.35% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.33% 2.94% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 94 207
London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £279 £260 £275
90th Percentile £628 £616 £538
England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +50.00% -13.67% +14.88%

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 5,912 4,867 4,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.59% 11.78% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,441 3,347 2,924
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £288
90th Percentile £650 £625 £601
England median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 67 62
London median hourly rate £24.92 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.76% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.82 £14.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £66.25 £47.00 £52.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.22%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 -16 28 £375 -25.00% 3
West London -36 9 £260 +0.97%
South London -38 7 £360 -11.93%
North London 0 3 - -
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 83 (60.14%) JIRA
2 66 (47.83%) HP
3 64 (46.38%) Test Automation
4 54 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (31.88%) Banking
6 36 (26.09%) Functional Testing
7 35 (25.36%) Test Scripting
7 35 (25.36%) SQL
8 34 (24.64%) QA
9 32 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (21.01%) ISEB
10 29 (21.01%) Selenium
10 29 (21.01%) ISTQB
11 28 (20.29%) Java
12 27 (19.57%) Finance
13 26 (18.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (17.39%) Regression Testing
14 24 (17.39%) Software Testing
14 24 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 23 (16.67%) Defect Management
16 21 (15.22%) E-Commerce
17 20 (14.49%) Python
17 20 (14.49%) Test Management
18 19 (13.77%) WebDriver
19 18 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
19 18 (13.04%) Investment Banking
19 18 (13.04%) Scrum
20 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
20 17 (12.32%) Web Services
20 17 (12.32%) Integration 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 8 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.07%) CMS
3 6 (4.35%) Confluence
4 3 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.45%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.45%) Mingle
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (0.72%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) 3G
2 1 (0.72%) 4G
2 1 (0.72%) DHCP
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) ICMP
2 1 (0.72%) LTE
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.35%) Apache Hive
2 6 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 5 (3.62%) Big Data
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.17%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.72%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) HBase
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 83 (60.14%) JIRA
2 29 (21.01%) Selenium
3 19 (13.77%) WebDriver
4 17 (12.32%) TeamCity
5 13 (9.42%) HP UFT
5 13 (9.42%) LoadRunner
5 13 (9.42%) Maven
6 11 (7.97%) Jenkins
7 10 (7.25%) Git (software)
7 10 (7.25%) TestRail
8 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.80%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.07%) Appium
9 7 (5.07%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.07%) Selenium IDE
9 7 (5.07%) TestDirector
10 6 (4.35%) Applitools
10 6 (4.35%) Protractor
11 5 (3.62%) JMeter
11 5 (3.62%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (31.88%) Banking
2 27 (19.57%) Finance
3 18 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 13 (9.42%) Front Office
5 6 (4.35%) Back Office
6 4 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.72%) Advertising
9 1 (0.72%) Electronics
9 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.72%) French Language
9 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (44.20%) Analyst
2 51 (36.96%) Test Analyst
3 30 (21.74%) Tester
4 20 (14.49%) Automation Test Analyst
5 11 (7.97%) Test Leader
6 10 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) Automation Tester
7 9 (6.52%) Test Manager
8 7 (5.07%) FX Test Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) IT Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Manual Tester
8 7 (5.07%) QA Leader
8 7 (5.07%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) Banking Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) Web Services
2 12 (8.70%) XML
3 11 (7.97%) .NET
4 10 (7.25%) HTML
5 7 (5.07%) J2EE
5 7 (5.07%) SOAP
6 6 (4.35%) Flash
7 5 (3.62%) CSS
7 5 (3.62%) JSON
7 5 (3.62%) RESTful
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.17%) REST
8 3 (2.17%) Swing
9 2 (1.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.45%) Spring
9 2 (1.45%) WCF
10 1 (0.72%) LINQ
10 1 (0.72%) MXML
10 1 (0.72%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.25%) Derivative
4 6 (4.35%) PlayStation
4 6 (4.35%) STB
5 4 (2.90%) MPEG
6 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.45%) EPoS
6 2 (1.45%) Equities
6 2 (1.45%) Fintech
6 2 (1.45%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.45%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.45%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.45%) Swaptions
7 1 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
7 1 (0.72%) Tandem
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Linux
2 9 (6.52%) Unix
3 2 (1.45%) Android
3 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.38%) Test Automation
2 54 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.09%) Functional Testing
4 35 (25.36%) Test Scripting
5 32 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 24 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 23 (16.67%) Defect Management
8 21 (15.22%) E-Commerce
9 20 (14.49%) Test Management
10 18 (13.04%) Scrum
10 18 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (12.32%) Integration Testing
11 17 (12.32%) Test Strategy
12 13 (9.42%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (8.70%) Manual Testing
13 12 (8.70%) Waterfall
14 11 (7.97%) System Testing
14 11 (7.97%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.36%) SQL
2 28 (20.29%) Java
3 20 (14.49%) Python
4 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.42%) C#
5 13 (9.42%) Perl
6 11 (7.97%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.25%) Korn
8 8 (5.80%) C++
9 6 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.35%) VBScript
10 3 (2.17%) C
11 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) ISEB
1 29 (21.01%) ISTQB
2 24 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (9.42%) Degree
3 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.80%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (24.64%) QA
2 8 (5.80%) EMIR
3 7 (5.07%) MiFID
4 5 (3.62%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) CA Service Virtualization
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.17%) Oozie
3 1 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 66 (47.83%) HP
2 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.42%) Oracle
4 9 (6.52%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (5.07%) SAP
6 5 (3.62%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.90%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.90%) FXall
7 4 (2.90%) Reuters
8 3 (2.17%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.17%) Guidewire
8 3 (2.17%) Informatica
8 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.45%) Calypso
9 2 (1.45%) Citrix
9 2 (1.45%) Cognos
9 2 (1.45%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.45%) Lotus
9 2 (1.45%) Murex
9 2 (1.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud