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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 54 52
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 1.49% 2.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.80% 18.18% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 14
Milton Keynes median daily rate £251 £295 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.91% -9.92%  
10th Percentile £238 £188 £300
90th Percentile £264 £328 £423
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £251 £295 £330
% change year-on-year -14.91% -10.60%  
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 skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 111 55 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 14.90% 8.20% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 99
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
10th Percentile £300 £293 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £454 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +6.82% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.50 - £20.19
10th Percentile £11.75 - £19.78
90th Percentile £13.25 - £20.59
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £26.00

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 29 June 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (25.00%) MSTest
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripter
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Online Banking
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle