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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 48 70 40
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 39 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.74% 1.01% 2.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.49% 18.46% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £228 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
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
94 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.62% 5.44% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 22
Average daily rate £325 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 41 (70.69%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) Banking
3 17 (29.31%) Test Scripting
4 15 (25.86%) Retail
4 15 (25.86%) ISEB
5 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (24.14%) Test Management
6 13 (22.41%) SQL
7 12 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (18.97%) Retail Banking
9 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
9 10 (17.24%) Migration
10 9 (15.52%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (13.79%) HP
12 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
13 6 (10.34%) Fund Accounting
13 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
13 6 (10.34%) QA
14 5 (8.62%) System Testing
14 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
15 4 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
15 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
15 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
15 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
15 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (6.90%) ETL
15 4 (6.90%) SAS

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Agresso
1 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (1.72%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
General
1 41 (70.69%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) Banking
3 15 (25.86%) Retail
4 11 (18.97%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Analyst
2 33 (56.90%) Test Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) Test Manager
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Coordinator
5 8 (13.79%) Test Coordinator
6 7 (12.07%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) UAT Manager
8 2 (3.45%) UAT Test Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Business Manager
9 1 (1.72%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.45%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Test Scripting
2 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (24.14%) Test Management
3 10 (17.24%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.34%) Fund Accounting
5 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.62%) System Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
7 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.90%) ETL
7 4 (6.90%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Fund Management
8 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) ISEB
2 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) FATCA
3 1 (1.72%) FINREP
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
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