The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Edinburgh region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 64 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 17 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 1.26% 1.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.15% 20.97% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £262 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
65 62 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.08% 6.02% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 28
Average daily rate £325 £338 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +26.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £468 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
HP Quality Center
Scotland

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 10 (35.71%) HP
1 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) ISEB
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Test Management
4 7 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 7 (25.00%) Banking
4 7 (25.00%) Markit EDM
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
4 7 (25.00%) Migration
5 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
5 6 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (21.43%) Investment Management
5 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Back Office
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) Product Management
8 3 (10.71%) Service Management
9 2 (7.14%) SAS
9 2 (7.14%) WinRunner

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (28.57%) Test Management
3 7 (25.00%) ETL
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 6 (21.43%) Investment Management
4 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Data Management
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Product Management
7 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) HP
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
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