The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 3 months to 27 June 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)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.61% - 1.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £369 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

HP Quality Center is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 8 22 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 6.45% 8.46% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 13
Median daily rate £250 £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.52% +43.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £416 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £633 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Suffolk

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Suffolk

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP