Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 21 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 82 67
Rank change year-on-year +15 -15 -8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.36% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 2.91% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
South Yorkshire median daily rate - £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% +14.78%
Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £358 £315
% change year-on-year -19.58% +13.49% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 102 172 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 12.24% 14.47% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 119 77
South Yorkshire median daily rate £498 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +18.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £321 £311 £220
90th Percentile £607 £575 £514
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -20.45% -12.00%
10th Percentile £11.40 £17.50 £9.80
90th Percentile £14.60 £17.50 £28.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.89% -16.07% -22.22%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in South Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in South Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Sheffield +12 2 - -
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle