The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 55 63 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.91% 0.50% 0.96%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.74% 12.50% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £300 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +6.15% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -40.00% +102.02%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 46 24 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 8.78% 4.01% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 35
Median daily rate £475 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.13% -14.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £371 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in West Sussex

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +16 6 £300 -4.00%
Gatwick - 4 - -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 16 (88.89%) Scrum
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) JIRA
2 14 (77.78%) HP
3 10 (55.56%) CA
3 10 (55.56%) Requirements Management
3 10 (55.56%) Atlassian
3 10 (55.56%) Requirements Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (55.56%) Process Improvement
3 10 (55.56%) Coaching
3 10 (55.56%) CA Agile Central
4 9 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Selenium
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Puppet
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) JBehave
6 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
6 4 (22.22%) FitNesse
6 4 (22.22%) QARun
6 4 (22.22%) QADirector
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) RAD

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (5.56%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) JIRA
2 10 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 4 (22.22%) JBehave
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
4 4 (22.22%) QADirector
4 4 (22.22%) QARun
4 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Requirements Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
4 4 (22.22%) DOORS Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) QC Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Smart Energy
1 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (88.89%) Scrum
2 10 (55.56%) Coaching
2 10 (55.56%) Process Improvement
2 10 (55.56%) Requirements Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) Requirements Management
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) RAD
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) HP
2 10 (55.56%) Atlassian
2 10 (55.56%) CA
2 10 (55.56%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.56%) Ariba
3 1 (5.56%) SAP