Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 11 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 81 104
Rank change year-on-year -25 +23 -
Contract jobs citing HP ALM 9 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.52% 1.31% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.43% 10.46% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Wales median daily rate £450 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 203 153 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.67% 12.52% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 110
Wales median daily rate £440 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £313 £163 £293
90th Percentile £613 £538 £618
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Wales median hourly rate £21.00 £16.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.23% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
% change year-on-year - -15.58% +4.96%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing HP ALM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in Wales

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP ALM in Wales

HP ALM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in Wales over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP ALM in Wales

HP ALM
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 11 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
South Wales -25 9 £450 +38.46%
HP ALM
UK

For the 6 months to 11 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Test Management
1 9 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (77.78%) PKI
3 7 (77.78%) Requirements Management
4 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
5 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
5 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
6 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
6 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 1 (11.11%) ISEB
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle
8 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
8 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 9 (100.00%) Test Management
2 7 (77.78%) Requirements Management
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
4 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle