The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 28 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.10% 0.44% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year -2.98% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 Nottingham with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 48 42 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 13.15% 9.31% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 86 47
Median daily rate £500 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £363 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Nottingham

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Billing
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft