The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 86 70 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 38 67 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 2.10% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.02% 29.65% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 24
Median daily rate £308 £335 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £423 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +24.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
253 226 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.46% 7.09% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 113 146
Median daily rate £325 £338 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £133 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -43.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Scotland region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 16 £310 -8.14%
West Lothian +12 7 £245 -12.50%
Glasgow +8 7 £363 +5.07% 1
Renfrewshire -30 2 £281 -16.71%
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 48 (63.16%) HP
2 43 (56.58%) SQL
3 36 (47.37%) Oracle
4 30 (39.47%) Test Scripting
5 29 (38.16%) Functional Testing
6 27 (35.53%) HP UFT
7 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
8 24 (31.58%) ISEB
9 23 (30.26%) ISTQB
10 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
11 21 (27.63%) Test Automation
11 21 (27.63%) Unix
12 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
13 17 (22.37%) Defect Management
13 17 (22.37%) CRM
14 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
15 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
15 14 (18.42%) Finance
16 13 (17.11%) TestDirector
16 13 (17.11%) XML
16 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
17 12 (15.79%) HTML
17 12 (15.79%) Validation
17 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (14.47%) .NET
18 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
19 10 (13.16%) Windows
19 10 (13.16%) Citrix

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.95%) Markit EDM
3 2 (2.63%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (1.32%) Endur
4 1 (1.32%) Findur
4 1 (1.32%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (1.32%) Minerva
4 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.32%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
1 3 (3.95%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) SAN
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (35.53%) HP UFT
2 13 (17.11%) TestDirector
3 9 (11.84%) WinRunner
4 6 (7.89%) LoadRunner
5 5 (6.58%) JIRA
6 3 (3.95%) Selenium
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.32%) Subversion
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Analyst
2 40 (52.63%) Test Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Tester
4 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.26%) Defect Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Developer
7 3 (3.95%) QA Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) XML
2 12 (15.79%) HTML
3 11 (14.47%) .NET
3 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.53%) XML Messaging
5 3 (3.95%) SOAP
5 3 (3.95%) Web Services
6 1 (1.32%) Itk
6 1 (1.32%) Java EE
6 1 (1.32%) Swing
6 1 (1.32%) XSL
6 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Clustering
1 8 (10.53%) PDA
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Unix
2 10 (13.16%) Windows
3 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.84%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.53%) AIX
5 3 (3.95%) Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Test Scripting
2 29 (38.16%) Functional Testing
3 21 (27.63%) Test Automation
4 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.37%) CRM
5 17 (22.37%) Defect Management
6 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
7 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.79%) Validation
8 9 (11.84%) Change Management
8 9 (11.84%) SDLC
8 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.53%) API Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
10 7 (9.21%) ETL
10 7 (9.21%) Regression Testing
10 7 (9.21%) System Testing
10 7 (9.21%) Test Management
10 7 (9.21%) Test Strategy
11 6 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) SQL
2 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.21%) C#
3 7 (9.21%) VB
4 6 (7.89%) C
5 5 (6.58%) Java
6 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.26%) VBA
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) ISEB
2 23 (30.26%) ISTQB
3 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
4 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (11.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (11.84%) MCITP
7 9 (11.84%) MCSA
7 9 (11.84%) MCSE
7 9 (11.84%) MCTS
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.32%) CCNA
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (10.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) HP
2 36 (47.37%) Oracle
3 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.16%) Citrix
5 9 (11.84%) Veritas
5 9 (11.84%) VMware
6 8 (10.53%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.95%) Siebel
8 1 (1.32%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.32%) Charles River
8 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Siemens
8 1 (1.32%) Tableau
8 1 (1.32%) TSYS