Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 17 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 73 77
Rank change year-on-year -33 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.62% 1.61% 1.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.91% 12.96% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 20
Milton Keynes median daily rate £338 £451 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.21% +50.42% +10.09%
10th Percentile £257 £288 £180
90th Percentile £349 £516 £398
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £451 £325
% change year-on-year -25.21% +38.85% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £27.00

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 224 162 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.71% 12.45% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 85 103
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.93% +8.87%
10th Percentile £145 £202 £166
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 - £18.25
10th Percentile £11.59 - £15.78
90th Percentile £60.00 - £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £19.00

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Milton Keynes

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Milton Keynes

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Retail
4 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Selenium
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (36.36%) Automotive
6 4 (36.36%) B2C
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) User Stories
7 3 (27.27%) Calabash
7 3 (27.27%) PhantomJS
7 3 (27.27%) Android
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
7 3 (27.27%) REST
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy

HP Quality Center
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 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 3 (27.27%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Appium
4 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
4 3 (27.27%) Calabash
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) NUnit
4 3 (27.27%) PhantomJS
4 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Automotive
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (27.27%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 1 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Tester
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
5 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
5 3 (27.27%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (27.27%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (27.27%) Senior Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
4 4 (36.36%) B2C
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Data Entry
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Apple Swift
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP