Period
to 23 June 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 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 Quality Center (HP QC)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 98 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.54% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.77% 3.52% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £318 £338 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.93% +14.41% -1.67%
10th Percentile £296 £260 £233
90th Percentile £443 £506 £311
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £320 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -
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 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 June 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 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (41.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (25.00%) User Experience
7 3 (25.00%) Selenium
7 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
7 3 (25.00%) Law
7 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
7 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
7 3 (25.00%) C

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:

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (58.33%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 1 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (8.33%) Test Management
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle