Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 144 95
Rank change year-on-year +5 -49 +12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 18 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.51% 1.54%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% 4.69% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 39
Manchester median daily rate £135 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +16.67% -6.98%
10th Percentile £109 £78 £248
90th Percentile £478 £398 £377
North West median daily rate £308 £320 £348
% change year-on-year -3.91% -7.91% +7.75%
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 309 384 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.47% 10.82% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 242 166
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +15.11% +7.75%
10th Percentile £218 £205 £213
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 15
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £20.73 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.90% +80.26% -34.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.70
90th Percentile £37.20 £37.50 £13.15
North West median hourly rate £18.25 £19.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year -6.96% +63.46% -37.76%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Games
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Online Games
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing

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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP