Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for HP ALM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP ALM over the 6 months to 15 August 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 Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 110 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 -29 +18
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.43% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.82% 2.77% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £318 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +10.17% -7.81%
10th Percentile £279 £291 £120
90th Percentile £348 £350 £345
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £318 £325 £298
% change year-on-year -2.31% +9.24% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

HP ALM 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 213 253 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.15% 15.37% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 107 85
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% -0.12% +25.93%
10th Percentile £191 £248 £170
90th Percentile £538 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.04% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year +0.36% - -

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing HP ALM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in Milton Keynes

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP ALM in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP ALM 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (16.67%) QA
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy