The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 June 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)
England / Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.99% 0.53% -
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £370 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 7.92% 2.65% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £490 £413 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.78% +73.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in the Midlands

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle