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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 73 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 1.15% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.05% 22.58% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £327 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £470 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.44% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
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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
63 62 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.31% 5.08% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 28
Average daily rate £415 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) Markit EDM
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
5 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
7 2 (10.53%) FitNesse

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (10.53%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.26%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Test Analyst
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
2 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle