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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 78 50 70
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 16 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 2.60% 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.19% 40.43% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 4
Average daily rate £325 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £262 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £472 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £132.50
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -76.98%
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
143 94 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.37% 6.44% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 53 33
Average daily rate £450 £338 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £158 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £432 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) Banking
5 8 (26.67%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) Credit Risk
6 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (20.00%) Ab Initio
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) ISEB
9 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
10 3 (10.00%) HP
10 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (10.00%) Java
10 3 (10.00%) SAS
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (10.00%) Selenium
10 3 (10.00%) Java EE

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
2 22 (73.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) ETL Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (6.67%) DHTML
2 2 (6.67%) DOM
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Credit Risk
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (26.67%) ETL
3 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Management
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (6.67%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) IBM