The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 March 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)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 138 120
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.52% 0.94%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.47% 5.99% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Median daily rate £150 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.82% -15.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £69 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £515 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +6.53% -0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +100.00%  

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 243 334 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.40% 8.63% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 173 137
Median daily rate £400 £422 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 12
Median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £116.50 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in the North West

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in the North West

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in the North West

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in the North West

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 5 £113 -65.38% 8
Merseyside +2 1 £325 +18.18% 1
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Behat
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Drupal
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) API Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) SAS

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (16.67%) Drupal
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
3 1 (8.33%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) API Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PHP
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata
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