Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 530 537 476
Rank change year-on-year +7 -61 -140
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 82 116 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 1.87% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 67 80
London median daily rate £368 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.53% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £288 £255 £259
90th Percentile £561 £643 £618
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.07% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.00 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% +83.33% +3.45%

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 6,878 6,211 4,829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.13% 13.21% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,003 4,623 3,375
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
90th Percentile £681 £650 £638
England median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 75 49
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.92 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +8.35% -5.08%
10th Percentile £14.80 £11.81 £13.80
90th Percentile £47.83 £60.25 £49.19
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -3.61%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +17 35 £525 +31.25% 1
West London +16 3 £301 +15.58%
South London +4 1 £315 -11.27% 1
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 49 (59.76%) HP
2 43 (52.44%) JIRA
3 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (46.34%) Test Scripting
5 36 (43.90%) Finance
6 34 (41.46%) Banking
6 34 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (40.24%) QA
8 30 (36.59%) Validation
8 30 (36.59%) Test Automation
9 29 (35.37%) Integration Testing
10 25 (30.49%) Selenium
11 24 (29.27%) SEPA
12 23 (28.05%) Test Management
13 22 (26.83%) Waterfall
14 21 (25.61%) Defect Management
15 20 (24.39%) Web Services
16 18 (21.95%) ISTQB
16 18 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (20.73%) HP ALM
18 16 (19.51%) Functional Testing
18 16 (19.51%) Windows
18 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
19 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
19 15 (18.29%) Degree
19 15 (18.29%) REST
19 15 (18.29%) API Development
19 15 (18.29%) API Testing
20 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
21 13 (15.85%) CMS

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 (15.85%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.22%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.22%) Datadog
2 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (52.44%) JIRA
2 25 (30.49%) Selenium
3 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.20%) TestRail
5 9 (10.98%) Appium
5 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.54%) WebDriver
7 6 (7.32%) Applitools
7 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
8 5 (6.10%) Xcode
9 2 (2.44%) Bugzilla
9 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.44%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.44%) JMeter
9 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.44%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.22%) Gatling
General
1 36 (43.90%) Finance
2 34 (41.46%) Banking
3 13 (15.85%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.32%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.88%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Analyst
2 34 (41.46%) Test Analyst
3 28 (34.15%) Tester
4 11 (13.41%) Test Manager
5 10 (12.20%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Systems Test Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Identity Management Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.10%) Automation Tester
8 5 (6.10%) Functional Tester
8 5 (6.10%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) SAP Test Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Payments Tester
9 4 (4.88%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.66%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) Web Services
2 15 (18.29%) REST
3 11 (13.41%) Middleware
3 11 (13.41%) RESTful
3 11 (13.41%) SOAP
3 11 (13.41%) XML
4 7 (8.54%) HTML
5 5 (6.10%) Flash
6 4 (4.88%) J2EE
7 2 (2.44%) .NET
8 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.22%) CSS
8 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.22%) HTML5
8 1 (1.22%) JSP
8 1 (1.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.88%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.44%) Derivative
3 2 (2.44%) Equities
3 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.44%) Wiki
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.66%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) CentOS
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) Test Scripting
3 30 (36.59%) Test Automation
3 30 (36.59%) Validation
4 29 (35.37%) Integration Testing
5 23 (28.05%) Test Management
6 22 (26.83%) Waterfall
7 21 (25.61%) Defect Management
8 18 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (19.51%) Functional Testing
10 15 (18.29%) API Development
10 15 (18.29%) API Testing
11 13 (15.85%) Content Management
11 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (14.63%) Scrum
13 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (10.98%) CRM
14 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
14 9 (10.98%) Identity Access Management
15 8 (9.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.98%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) ISTQB
2 15 (18.29%) Degree
3 12 (14.63%) ISEB
4 10 (12.20%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.24%) QA
2 24 (29.27%) SEPA
3 5 (6.10%) PSD2
4 4 (4.88%) TARGET2
5 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) Docker
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Packer
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (59.76%) HP
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) SAP
4 5 (6.10%) Adobe
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.22%) Apple
6 1 (1.22%) Charles River
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) MKS
6 1 (1.22%) New Relic
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) Samsung
6 1 (1.22%) Sony
6 1 (1.22%) Splunk
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Workday