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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 61 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 32 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.90% 1.11% 0.91%
As % of the Systems Management category 35.96% 19.12% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
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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
89 68 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.29% 5.78% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 22
Average daily rate £350 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £161 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 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 28 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 47 (67.14%) Finance
2 42 (60.00%) Banking
3 23 (32.86%) Retail
4 22 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (24.29%) ISEB
5 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
6 16 (22.86%) SQL
7 15 (21.43%) HP
7 15 (21.43%) Retail Banking
8 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (18.57%) Migration
10 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (17.14%) Test Management
10 12 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (15.71%) ISTQB
12 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.00%) VBA
14 6 (8.57%) QA
14 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
15 5 (7.14%) Fund Accounting
15 5 (7.14%) System Testing
15 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (7.14%) Test Planning
15 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
15 5 (7.14%) ETL
15 5 (7.14%) SAS
15 5 (7.14%) HP UFT
16 4 (5.71%) ATM
16 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (5.71%) Oracle

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.86%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.43%) Toad
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 47 (67.14%) Finance
2 42 (60.00%) Banking
3 23 (32.86%) 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 38 (54.29%) Analyst
2 35 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (22.86%) Test Manager
4 13 (18.57%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (17.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 11 (15.71%) Coordinator
7 10 (14.29%) Test Leader
8 9 (12.86%) Test Coordinator
9 3 (4.29%) MI Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Defect Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) UAT Manager
10 2 (2.86%) UAT Test Manager
11 1 (1.43%) Programme Test Manager
11 1 (1.43%) Banking Business Analyst
11 1 (1.43%) Junior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.43%) Functional Test Analyst
11 1 (1.43%) Business Test Analyst
11 1 (1.43%) Junior Analyst
11 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Online Banking
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
3 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.57%) Migration
5 12 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (17.14%) Test Management
6 6 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.14%) Fund Accounting
7 5 (7.14%) System Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 5 (7.14%) ETL
7 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Security Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Information Assurance
9 3 (4.29%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.29%) SDLC
9 3 (4.29%) Analytics
9 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.29%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) VBA
3 3 (4.29%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) ISEB
2 11 (15.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) FATCA
3 1 (1.43%) FINREP
3 1 (1.43%) GxP
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) HP
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) Informatica
3 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.43%) Teradata
3 1 (1.43%) Netezza
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