Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 23 November 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 77 65
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 -24
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.29% 0.52% 0.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.22% 3.13% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Sheffield median daily rate - £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% +14.78%
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £358 £330
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 90 160 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.20% 16.55% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 112 62
Sheffield median daily rate £508 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.84% +13.30% +51.08%
10th Percentile £318 £331 £281
90th Percentile £609 £575 £524
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £463 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% +15.63% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Sheffield median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +94.44% -75.34%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.71% -20.45% -12.00%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Sheffield

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle