The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 25 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)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 44 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.99% 0.42% -
As % of the Systems Management category 8.33% 4.55% -
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 £338 £348
% change year-on-year -3.70% -2.87%  
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 48 44 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.91% 9.22% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 24
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 £350 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Nottinghamshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Nottingham +3 4 £425 +23.63%
HP Quality Center
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire 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