The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 72 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 14 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 1.90% 1.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.17% 35.96% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 6
Median daily rate £305 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £384 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
HP Quality Center
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
115 89 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.90% 5.29% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 49
Median daily rate £381 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £280 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.98%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Oracle
3 11 (37.93%) HP
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Defect Management
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (24.14%) ETL
7 6 (20.69%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) Banking
7 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.24%) System Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
9 4 (13.79%) ISEB
9 4 (13.79%) SOAP
9 4 (13.79%) Java
9 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
10 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
10 3 (10.34%) QA
10 3 (10.34%) SDLC

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.45%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) TestRail
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Billing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 18 (62.07%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Credit Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) ETL Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
2 8 (27.59%) Defect Management
2 8 (27.59%) Functional Testing
2 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) ETL
4 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.24%) System Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
6 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
6 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.45%) TSYS