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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 50 69 42
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 38 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.61% 0.87% 2.04%
As % of the Systems Management category 41.76% 16.67% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £193 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £132.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.98% +268.05%
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
91 66 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.24% 5.23% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 18
Average daily rate £338 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £322 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +247.55%
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 27 April 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 27 April 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 34 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) Banking
3 18 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 14 (27.45%) Test Management
5 12 (23.53%) ISEB
6 11 (21.57%) HP
6 11 (21.57%) Retail
6 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (19.61%) SQL
8 9 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
9 8 (15.69%) Retail Banking
10 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
10 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.76%) Fund Accounting
11 6 (11.76%) QA
11 6 (11.76%) Migration
12 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
12 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
12 5 (9.80%) System Testing
13 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
14 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
14 3 (5.88%) Markit EDM
14 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
15 2 (3.92%) Non-Functional Testing
15 2 (3.92%) Test Planning

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.96%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
2 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
General
1 34 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) Banking
3 11 (21.57%) Retail
4 8 (15.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Analyst
2 30 (58.82%) Test Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Test Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Test Coordinator
5 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.92%) UAT Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.92%) UAT Test Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Junior
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.96%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 14 (27.45%) Test Management
3 11 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Fund Accounting
6 5 (9.80%) System Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
6 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Test Planning
9 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) C
3 1 (1.96%) VBScript
3 1 (1.96%) VB
3 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) ISEB
2 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
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