Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for HP ALM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP ALM over the 6 months to 17 October 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 Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 185 186
Rank change year-on-year -31 +1 +21
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 7 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.33% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.79% 4.03% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 12
South West median daily rate £350 £349 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.36% +3.33% +29.81%
10th Percentile £275 £216 £258
90th Percentile £455 £398 £495
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 - -

HP ALM 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 the South West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 885 447 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.65% 8.11% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 284 396
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £263 £214 £254
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 11 7
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £12.91
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £94.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing HP ALM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in the South West

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in the South West

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in the South West

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP ALM within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -21 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Bristol -22 2 £313 +17.48%
HP ALM
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP ALM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) BPMN
3 3 (42.86%) DataPower
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) WSDL
3 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 3 (42.86%) Sequence Diagram
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) ABAP
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 1 (14.29%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) WSDL
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) BAPI
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (14.29%) SAPUI5
4 1 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) BPMN
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Sequence Diagram
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) F#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens
3 1 (14.29%) Software AG
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) webMethods