Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 13 November 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 Quality Center (HP QC)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 172 163
Rank change year-on-year -48 -9 +33
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.38% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 4.45% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 35
South West median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +16.07%
10th Percentile £293 £220 £263
90th Percentile £438 £408 £470
England median daily rate £380 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +5.19% +3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 - -

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 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 923 472 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.69% 8.44% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 300 372
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £564 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 6
South West median hourly rate £40.77 £25.25 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.45% -38.04% +98.78%
10th Percentile £16.98 £17.47 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £105.63
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +11.47%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in the South West

HP Quality Center
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 Quality Center in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in the South West

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the South West over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in the South West

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in the South West

HP Quality Center
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 Quality Center within the South West region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Bristol -15 4 £425 +6.25% 2
Wiltshire -18 3 £301 -
Gloucestershire -11 1 £325 +30.00% 3
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center 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 Quality Center.

1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Redmine
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) DBS Check
6 3 (27.27%) Case Management

HP Quality Center
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 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
2 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) Redmine
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
2 3 (27.27%) TestRail
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) eggPlant
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Azure Test Lead
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (27.27%) Case Management
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Synthetic Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) V-Model
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DBS Check
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Dynatrace
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix