The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 46 43 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.51% 2.30% 1.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 39.13% 32.56% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £425 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +63.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £650 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £99.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-67.27% +372.97%
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 Glasgow region.

Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
46 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.42% 7.06% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 17
Average daily rate £325 £327 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% +25.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £515 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £349 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.98% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £160.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +8.80%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Glasgow region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 24 (47.06%) HP
2 23 (45.10%) ISTQB
3 22 (43.14%) Finance
4 19 (37.25%) Oracle
5 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 15 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (29.41%) ISEB
7 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
8 13 (25.49%) SQL
9 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (23.53%) Test Management
10 11 (21.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (21.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
11 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
11 10 (19.61%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (17.65%) HTML
12 9 (17.65%) JSP
12 9 (17.65%) .NET
13 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
13 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
13 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
13 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
14 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
14 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
15 6 (11.76%) UNIX
15 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
16 5 (9.80%) SAN
16 5 (9.80%) Project Management
16 5 (9.80%) CRM

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) BODI
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.84%) WinRunner
3 2 (3.92%) Toad
3 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Test Manager
2 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Defect Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Performance Test Leader
8 1 (1.96%) Junior
8 1 (1.96%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Test Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Junior Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
1 9 (17.65%) JSP
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (23.53%) Test Management
3 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
4 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
5 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) CRM
6 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Data Management
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.84%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.88%) ETL
8 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) C
4 3 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) JCL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) ISTQB
2 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 15 (29.41%) ISEB
4 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
5 11 (21.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (21.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (19.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.88%) Degree
7 3 (5.88%) MCITP
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.96%) MCSE
9 1 (1.96%) MCSA
9 1 (1.96%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Netcool
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) HP
2 19 (37.25%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Informatica
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix
4 3 (5.88%) Siebel
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) Remedy
6 1 (1.96%) McAfee
6 1 (1.96%) Veritas
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter
6 1 (1.96%) VMware