Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 176 174
Rank change year-on-year -43 -2 +41
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 15 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.53% 4.43% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 13
South West median daily rate £319 £406 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.54% +12.85% +1.12%
10th Percentile £240 £217 £286
90th Percentile £456 £438 £490
England median daily rate £400 £353 £338
% change year-on-year +13.48% +4.44% -15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -31.54% - -

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 982 497 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.18% 8.85% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 299 360
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +12.63% -2.33%
10th Percentile £263 £216 £250
90th Percentile £575 £565 £557
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 14 12
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £22.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.55% -43.13% +60.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.96 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.17 £44.63 £47.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.53% -17.67% +3.65%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 - 8 £450 -
Bristol -33 4 £281 +5.73% 3
Dorset 0 1 £425 -
HP ALM
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 15 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Use Case
3 8 (53.33%) BPMN
3 8 (53.33%) DataPower
3 8 (53.33%) Software Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) REST
3 8 (53.33%) Microservices
3 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
3 8 (53.33%) Sequence Diagram
3 8 (53.33%) UML
3 8 (53.33%) WSDL
3 8 (53.33%) XML Schema
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) Middleware
4 7 (46.67%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Siemens
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) ABAP
8 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) Adobe
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) Management Information System

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 (6.67%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Designer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ABAP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) BPM Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
1 8 (53.33%) REST
1 8 (53.33%) WSDL
1 8 (53.33%) XML
1 8 (53.33%) XML Schema
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) BAPI
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (13.33%) SAPUI5
3 2 (13.33%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) DataPower
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) BPMN
2 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
2 8 (53.33%) Microservices
2 8 (53.33%) Sequence Diagram
2 8 (53.33%) Software Architecture
2 8 (53.33%) UML
2 8 (53.33%) Use Case
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Document Management
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) ABAP
1 2 (13.33%) SAPscript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Siemens
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (13.33%) SAP