Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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 Quality Center (HP QC)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 110 77
Rank change year-on-year +4 -33 +2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.20% 0.59% 1.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 4.18% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% +5.47% -
10th Percentile £373 £257 £266
90th Percentile £483 £349 £513
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £338 £315
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 209 239 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.08% 14.20% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 99 80
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +25.93%
10th Percentile £200 £145 £160
90th Percentile £526 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +0.63% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.78 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.20% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.40% - -

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 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center 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 Quality Center.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (66.67%) ClearQuest
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA