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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 77 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 47 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.70% 2.00% 1.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.27% 34.48% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 26
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£348 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
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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
211 145 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.63% 5.81% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 69 67
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £160.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.68% +814.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 33 £350 +3.70% 1
Edinburgh -8 6 £311 +1.63% 1
Stirling - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (41.46%) HP
2 32 (39.02%) ISTQB
3 28 (34.15%) Finance
4 27 (32.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 25 (30.49%) Oracle
5 25 (30.49%) Security Cleared
6 23 (28.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (28.05%) SQL
7 22 (26.83%) Test Scripting
7 22 (26.83%) Test Strategy
8 20 (24.39%) SC Cleared
9 18 (21.95%) Test Management
9 18 (21.95%) ISEB
10 16 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
12 14 (17.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 13 (15.85%) Test Planning
14 12 (14.63%) Performance Testing
14 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.20%) Banking
16 10 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
16 10 (12.20%) Data Management
16 10 (12.20%) DV Cleared
16 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
17 9 (10.98%) Migration
17 9 (10.98%) WinRunner
17 9 (10.98%) HTML
17 9 (10.98%) .NET
17 9 (10.98%) JSP

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.54%) Markit EDM
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.44%) Ingres
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (32.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (10.98%) WinRunner
3 7 (8.54%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.10%) TestDirector
4 5 (6.10%) Selenium
4 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.66%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (2.44%) Toad
7 1 (1.22%) Subversion
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Back Office
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Analyst
1 28 (34.15%) Test Analyst
2 27 (32.93%) Test Manager
3 11 (13.41%) Tester
4 9 (10.98%) Test Leader
5 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Tester
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Test Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.44%) Defect Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Consultant
9 2 (2.44%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Functional Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) HTML
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
1 9 (10.98%) JSP
2 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Credit Risk
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
2 5 (6.10%) PDA
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) Derivative
5 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
1 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
1 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.10%) AIX
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.88%) UNIX
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (26.83%) Test Scripting
2 22 (26.83%) Test Strategy
3 18 (21.95%) Test Management
4 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
5 13 (15.85%) Test Planning
6 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (14.63%) Performance Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.20%) Data Management
8 9 (10.98%) Migration
9 8 (9.76%) Regression Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Investment Management
10 7 (8.54%) ETL
10 7 (8.54%) Change Management
11 6 (7.32%) CRM
11 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
12 4 (4.88%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.10%) C
3 5 (6.10%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) VB
5 2 (2.44%) VBScript
5 2 (2.44%) Perl
5 2 (2.44%) VBA
6 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) ISTQB
2 25 (30.49%) Security Cleared
3 20 (24.39%) SC Cleared
4 18 (21.95%) ISEB
5 16 (19.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (17.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (12.20%) DV Cleared
8 7 (8.54%) MCITP
8 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (6.10%) MCTS
9 5 (6.10%) MCSE
9 5 (6.10%) MCSA
10 4 (4.88%) Degree
11 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
1 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Netcool
1 5 (6.10%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) HP
2 25 (30.49%) Oracle
3 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.54%) Citrix
5 5 (6.10%) Veritas
5 5 (6.10%) McAfee
5 5 (6.10%) VMware
6 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) Siebel
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.22%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.22%) Twitter
7 1 (1.22%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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