Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 100 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 +20
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.58% 0.40% 0.78%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.33% 2.64% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £310 £120
90th Percentile £555 £350 £346
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -11.11%
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 208 227 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.49% 15.31% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 106 60
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +19.85%
10th Percentile £185 £293 £258
90th Percentile £559 £546 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.13% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.40% -15.82% -26.43%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £13.62
90th Percentile £20.50 £13.25 £15.81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.78 £14.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year +8.79% -2.36% -41.76%

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

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA Architect
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy