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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.22% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 40.00% 21.13% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £355 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-80.48% +244.44%
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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
45 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.27% 5.76% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 20
Average daily rate £350 £390 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £287 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 9 (32.14%) HP
3 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
4 8 (28.57%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Retail
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Retail Banking
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.29%) ISEB
8 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
9 3 (10.71%) QA
9 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Markit EDM
10 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Migration
10 2 (7.14%) Scrum
10 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (7.14%) Control-M
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.14%) IBM

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (3.57%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 7 (25.00%) Retail
4 6 (21.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Analyst
2 21 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
2 8 (28.57%) Test Management
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) SAP