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 3 months to 29 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.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 99 76
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.45% 1.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.10% 7.55% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Median daily rate £113 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.38% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £68 £135 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £465 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +6.53% -0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +100.00%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 122 106 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.24% 5.92% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 53 54
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £291 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £22.38 £190.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.22% +1166.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Teradata
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
4 1 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Teradata
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