Period
to 18 February 2018

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 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 141 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 -28 -1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 8 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.037% 0.26% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 2.35% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 33
Manchester median daily rate - £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.43% +32.08%
North West median daily rate £310 £323 £350
% change year-on-year -3.88% -7.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 298 340 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.09% 11.24% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 220 145
Manchester median daily rate £438 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £258 £296 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £438 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 10
Manchester median hourly rate £15.08 £14.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.20% +22.92% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £10.73 £10.93
90th Percentile £48.15 £36.00 £28.11
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.34% -12.50% -29.20%

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

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

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA