Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 April 2019 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 76 88
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.38% 1.87% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.74% 13.79% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Wales median daily rate £438 £444 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +36.54% -
10th Percentile £322 £312 £247
90th Percentile £450 £458 £397
UK median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £55.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% +83.33% -40.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 219 203 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.03% 13.58% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 140 135
Wales median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £170
90th Percentile £674 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Wales median hourly rate £16.75 £17.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -8.97% +20.00%
10th Percentile £15.08 £15.13 £16.10
90th Percentile £17.83 £36.24 £21.95
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -18.60% +2.38%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Wales

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Wales

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Wales over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Wales

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Wales

HP Quality Center
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 Quality Center within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 April 2019. 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 -23 6 £438 -2.78%
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) HP ALM
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (33.33%) RUP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL

HP Quality Center
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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (33.33%) RUP
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (16.67%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle