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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 51 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 33 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.23% 1.49% 1.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 40.24% 27.14% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £110.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-72.72% +238.46%
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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
82 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.55% 5.49% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 20
Average daily rate £325 £334 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 39 (65.00%) Finance
2 34 (56.67%) Banking
3 21 (35.00%) Retail
4 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 15 (25.00%) ISEB
5 15 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (25.00%) Test Management
6 13 (21.67%) Retail Banking
6 13 (21.67%) Migration
7 12 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (18.33%) SQL
8 11 (18.33%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.33%) HP UFT
11 8 (13.33%) QA
12 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
13 6 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
13 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.00%) HP
14 5 (8.33%) ATM
14 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (6.67%) Test Planning
15 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
15 4 (6.67%) System Testing
15 4 (6.67%) ETL
15 4 (6.67%) SAS
15 4 (6.67%) Oracle
15 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
15 4 (6.67%) Credit Risk

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 39 (65.00%) Finance
2 34 (56.67%) Banking
3 21 (35.00%) Retail
4 13 (21.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Analyst
2 31 (51.67%) Test Analyst
3 17 (28.33%) Test Manager
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Test Coordinator
5 9 (15.00%) Coordinator
5 9 (15.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.33%) UAT Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.33%) UAT Test Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Tester
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Senior Business Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Functional Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 15 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (25.00%) Test Management
3 13 (21.67%) Migration
4 11 (18.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
8 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (6.67%) System Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Test Planning
8 4 (6.67%) ETL
9 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Fund Management
9 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.33%) Data Analytics
10 2 (3.33%) Analytics
10 2 (3.33%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) C
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) VB
3 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISEB
2 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) FATCA
3 1 (1.67%) FINREP
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) HP
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
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