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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 56 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 32 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.99% 1.35% 1.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.68% 24.29% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £284 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £453 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +16.92%
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
95 70 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.92% 5.54% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 22
Average daily rate £340 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 44 (62.86%) Finance
2 40 (57.14%) Banking
3 24 (34.29%) Retail
4 22 (31.43%) Test Scripting
5 18 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (25.71%) ISEB
6 15 (21.43%) SQL
6 15 (21.43%) Retail Banking
7 14 (20.00%) HP
7 14 (20.00%) Test Management
8 13 (18.57%) Migration
8 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
9 12 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.43%) HP UFT
11 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (10.00%) QA
13 6 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (8.57%) Fund Accounting
14 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
14 5 (7.14%) Test Planning
14 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
14 5 (7.14%) SAS
14 5 (7.14%) ATM
15 4 (5.71%) ETL
15 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (5.71%) VBA
15 4 (5.71%) Oracle

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 44 (62.86%) Finance
2 40 (57.14%) Banking
3 24 (34.29%) Retail
4 15 (21.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Analyst
2 39 (55.71%) Test Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Test Manager
4 15 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 15 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
5 10 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 10 (14.29%) Coordinator
6 2 (2.86%) Tester
6 2 (2.86%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) UAT Manager
6 2 (2.86%) UAT Test Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Defect Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (1.43%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (1.43%) Business Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Online Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Test Scripting
2 18 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (20.00%) Test Management
4 13 (18.57%) Migration
5 12 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.57%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 4 (5.71%) System Testing
10 4 (5.71%) ETL
11 3 (4.29%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Fund Management
11 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.29%) Analytics
12 2 (2.86%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) VBA
3 3 (4.29%) C
4 1 (1.43%) VBScript
4 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) ISEB
2 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) FATCA
3 1 (1.43%) FINREP
3 1 (1.43%) GxP
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft