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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 40 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 33 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.87% 1.68% 2.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 56.90% 32.35% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 13
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£350 £338 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +23.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
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
58 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.80% 5.20% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 29
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £160.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.68% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (52.27%) HP
1 23 (52.27%) ISTQB
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (29.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (27.27%) Finance
5 12 (27.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 11 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 11 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (25.00%) ISEB
6 11 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Test Management
8 9 (20.45%) HTML
8 9 (20.45%) JSP
8 9 (20.45%) .NET
9 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.36%) SAN
12 5 (11.36%) Java
12 5 (11.36%) CRM
13 4 (9.09%) UNIX

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Ingres
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) WinRunner
2 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.55%) Toad
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Test Manager
2 10 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Defect Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Test Environment Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
1 9 (20.45%) JSP
1 9 (20.45%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) PDA
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Test Management
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.36%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) Data Management
7 4 (9.09%) Load Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) System Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.55%) Wealth Management
9 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) C
4 4 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) VBA
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
6 2 (4.55%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) ISTQB
2 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 12 (27.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 11 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (25.00%) ISEB
6 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) Degree
8 3 (6.82%) MCITP
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.27%) MCTS
10 1 (2.27%) MCSE
10 1 (2.27%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) HP
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) Siebel
6 1 (2.27%) Twitter
6 1 (2.27%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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