Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 71 83
Rank change year-on-year -32 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.59% 1.39% 1.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.07% 10.63% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 15
Milton Keynes median daily rate £344 £453 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.03% +50.83% +8.11%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £344 £453 £300
% change year-on-year -24.03% +50.83% +7.14%
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 246 160 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.44% 13.08% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 81 61
Milton Keynes median daily rate £394 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +25.93% +14.41%
10th Percentile £136 £220 £163
90th Percentile £525 £538 £463
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -5.63% +8.11% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.70% -36.99% -39.17%
10th Percentile £12.71 £11.25 £15.78
90th Percentile £60.00 £11.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +108.70% -39.47% -36.67%

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 16 January 2018, 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 (90.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Retail
4 6 (60.00%) ISEB
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
6 4 (40.00%) SDLC
6 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
6 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Automotive
6 4 (40.00%) B2C
7 3 (30.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (30.00%) Eclipse

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 (30.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (30.00%) Appium
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (30.00%) Calabash
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) NUnit
5 3 (30.00%) PhantomJS
5 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
6 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
6 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Automotive
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (40.00%) B2C
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Data Entry
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) SAP