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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 79 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 1.01% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.47% 24.49% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £280 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £401 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £137.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-76.36% +587.50%
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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
59 49 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.35% 4.12% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 17
Average daily rate £315 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £220 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

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
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 31 October 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) Test Strategy
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) ETL
3 8 (36.36%) Migration
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Markit EDM
4 7 (31.82%) Credit Risk
4 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Investment Management
5 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 6 (27.27%) ISEB
6 5 (22.73%) Test Management
7 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 4 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (18.18%) Data Management
7 4 (18.18%) Retail
7 4 (18.18%) Back Office
8 2 (9.09%) Selenium
8 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) WinRunner
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Back Office
4 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Test Analyst
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Test Strategy
2 8 (36.36%) ETL
2 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 6 (27.27%) Investment Management
5 5 (22.73%) Test Management
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Data Management
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.55%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) HP
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Business Objects