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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 74 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% 1.13% 1.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.64% 20.97% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £380 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £47.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-36.24% +31.80%
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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
55 62 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.06% 5.39% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 31
Average daily rate £375 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £268 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -15.53%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Management
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) ISEB
5 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Markit EDM
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
7 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (11.11%) Control-M

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.56%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 16 (88.89%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Junior
3 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Management
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM