Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 July 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 141 119
Rank change year-on-year 0 -22 +16
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.18% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 2.66% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
Manchester median daily rate £325 £285 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.04% +119.23% -59.69%
10th Percentile £278 £136 £73
90th Percentile £440 £458 £389
North West median daily rate £345 £285 £135
% change year-on-year +20.88% +111.11% -55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £65.00 -
North West median hourly rate £56.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.85% - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 430 414 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.17% 12.88% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 277 181
Manchester median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £145
90th Percentile £613 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 6
Manchester median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £10.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +37.96% -47.55%
10th Percentile £11.08 £11.70 £9.63
90th Percentile £42.20 £69.75 £41.00
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -58.75% +92.96%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP Quality Center in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (20.00%) Descriptive Programming
4 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) EPoS
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Supply Chain Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Descriptive Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP