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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 62 95 68
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -27
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 69 30 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.37% 1.19% 2.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 32.09% 15.08% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 40
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£350 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £284 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £394 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £110.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
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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
215 199 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.38% 7.87% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 104 109
Average daily rate £325 £329 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -11.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £82.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -66.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £27.50 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Edinburgh +22 39 £325 -13.33% 3
Glasgow -5 7 £308 -16.61% 1
Perth and Kinross - 5 £360 -
Renfrewshire -3 3 £340 -7.79%
Dundee - 2 - -
Stirling -4 1 - -
West Lothian -5 1 £325 +8.15%
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 58 (46.40%) Test Scripting
2 51 (40.80%) Finance
3 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
4 36 (28.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (28.00%) ISEB
6 33 (26.40%) SQL
6 33 (26.40%) Banking
7 31 (24.80%) ISTQB
8 28 (22.40%) Software Testing
8 28 (22.40%) QuickTest Pro
9 27 (21.60%) HP
10 25 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 24 (19.20%) MS Excel
12 23 (18.40%) Windows
13 22 (17.60%) QA
14 20 (16.00%) Test Management
14 20 (16.00%) TestDirector
15 18 (14.40%) Security Cleared
16 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (13.60%) Windows XP
16 17 (13.60%) MCSE
17 16 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (12.80%) Citrix
17 16 (12.80%) WinRunner
17 16 (12.80%) Retail
17 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
17 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (12.00%) Hyper-V

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (3.20%) SAS
2 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.60%) Drupal
3 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.80%) Agresso
4 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.80%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) ATM
2 2 (1.60%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.60%) SSL
2 2 (1.60%) RTP
3 1 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.80%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (22.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (16.00%) TestDirector
3 16 (12.80%) WinRunner
4 7 (5.60%) JIRA
5 4 (3.20%) Selenium
5 4 (3.20%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.40%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.40%) Toad
7 2 (1.60%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.60%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 51 (40.80%) Finance
2 33 (26.40%) Banking
3 16 (12.80%) Retail
4 12 (9.60%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 66 (52.80%) Analyst
2 63 (50.40%) Test Analyst
3 18 (14.40%) Test Manager
4 13 (10.40%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (10.40%) Senior Test Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Test Leader
7 10 (8.00%) Tester
8 8 (6.40%) Coordinator
8 8 (6.40%) Test Coordinator
9 4 (3.20%) Defect Manager
10 3 (2.40%) Architect
10 3 (2.40%) Test Architect
10 3 (2.40%) CRM Analyst
11 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 2 (1.60%) Junior Analyst
11 2 (1.60%) Junior Test Analyst
11 2 (1.60%) Web Test Analyst
11 2 (1.60%) UAT Test Manager
11 2 (1.60%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) Web Services
2 2 (1.60%) HTML
2 2 (1.60%) .NET
2 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.60%) JSP
3 1 (0.80%) Spring
3 1 (0.80%) SOAP
3 1 (0.80%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.00%) PDA
2 15 (12.00%) Clustering
3 4 (3.20%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.20%) W3C
4 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.60%) User Experience
4 2 (1.60%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.80%) Statistics
5 1 (0.80%) Equities
5 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Windows
2 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (13.60%) Windows XP
3 15 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (12.00%) AIX
4 7 (5.60%) UNIX
5 2 (1.60%) Linux
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.40%) Test Scripting
2 36 (28.80%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (22.40%) Software Testing
4 25 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 20 (16.00%) Test Management
6 15 (12.00%) Change Management
7 12 (9.60%) Test Strategy
8 11 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.80%) Migration
9 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.20%) Test Planning
11 8 (6.40%) CRM
11 8 (6.40%) Regression Testing
12 7 (5.60%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.60%) Scrum
12 7 (5.60%) Integration Testing
12 7 (5.60%) System Testing
13 6 (4.80%) Fund Accounting
13 6 (4.80%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (4.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) C
3 2 (1.60%) C++
3 2 (1.60%) Java
3 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.60%) VBA
4 1 (0.80%) VBScript
4 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (28.00%) ISEB
2 31 (24.80%) ISTQB
3 18 (14.40%) Security Cleared
4 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (13.60%) MCSE
5 16 (12.80%) SC Cleared
6 15 (12.00%) MCTS
6 15 (12.00%) MCITP
6 15 (12.00%) MCSA
7 9 (7.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (6.40%) Degree
9 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.60%) CCNP
10 2 (1.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.60%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) FATCA
3 1 (0.80%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 15 (12.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (11.20%) Netcool
3 2 (1.60%) Nessus
3 2 (1.60%) Nmap
Vendors
1 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.60%) HP
3 16 (12.80%) Citrix
4 15 (12.00%) VMware
4 15 (12.00%) Veritas
4 15 (12.00%) McAfee
5 10 (8.00%) Oracle
6 4 (3.20%) Business Objects
6 4 (3.20%) SAP
6 4 (3.20%) Adobe
7 3 (2.40%) Netezza
7 3 (2.40%) Teradata
8 2 (1.60%) Borland
9 1 (0.80%) Informatica
9 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
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