The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 3 months to 29 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.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 107 106
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.61% 5.45% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £351 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +6.53% -0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +100.00%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 124 165 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.23% 8.46% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 106 87
Median daily rate £425 £433 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £342 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.81% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leeds +1 1 - - 2
Halifax - 1 £351 -
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Banking

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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