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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 71 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 60 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.03% 1.47% 1.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 31.58% 19.14% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 29
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£334 £333 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £273 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £392 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £74.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £110.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-72.72% +238.46%
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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
190 209 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.44% 7.69% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 118 100
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £173 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +73.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £32.75 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.77%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +17 32 £325 +8.33% 2
Glasgow -4 9 £340 -3.20%
Dundee -6 4 - - 2
Perth and Kinross - 4 £360 -
Renfrewshire +4 2 £340 -6.20%
West Lothian - 2 £305 - 1
Fife -11 1 £275 -15.51%
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 55 (44.00%) Test Scripting
2 53 (42.40%) Finance
3 41 (32.80%) Banking
4 40 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (30.40%) ISEB
6 33 (26.40%) Microsoft
7 27 (21.60%) SQL
8 26 (20.80%) ISTQB
9 24 (19.20%) QA
10 22 (17.60%) Test Management
10 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
10 22 (17.60%) HP UFT
11 21 (16.80%) HP
11 21 (16.80%) Retail
12 19 (15.20%) Test Automation
13 18 (14.40%) Windows
14 17 (13.60%) Software Testing
15 15 (12.00%) Migration
15 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (12.00%) TestDirector
15 15 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (11.20%) Retail Banking
17 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
17 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (8.80%) WinRunner
18 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (8.80%) Windows XP

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (3.20%) SAS
3 3 (2.40%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) Drupal
3 3 (2.40%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) ATM
2 2 (1.60%) RTP
3 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.80%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (17.60%) HP UFT
2 15 (12.00%) TestDirector
3 11 (8.80%) WinRunner
4 8 (6.40%) JIRA
5 5 (4.00%) Selenium
6 4 (3.20%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.40%) Toad
8 2 (1.60%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.60%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.60%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.80%) FitNesse
General
1 53 (42.40%) Finance
2 41 (32.80%) Banking
3 21 (16.80%) Retail
4 14 (11.20%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (49.60%) Analyst
2 60 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 21 (16.80%) Test Manager
4 15 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 15 (12.00%) Test Leader
5 11 (8.80%) Tester
6 9 (7.20%) Coordinator
6 9 (7.20%) Test Coordinator
6 9 (7.20%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.20%) Defect Manager
8 3 (2.40%) Test Architect
8 3 (2.40%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (2.40%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.40%) Architect
8 3 (2.40%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (1.60%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (1.60%) Web Analyst
9 2 (1.60%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (1.60%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) Spring
2 1 (0.80%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.80%) HTML
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.80%) JSP
2 1 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.00%) Clustering
2 10 (8.00%) PDA
3 5 (4.00%) W3C
4 4 (3.20%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.40%) User Experience
5 3 (2.40%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.60%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.80%) NHS
7 1 (0.80%) Statistics
7 1 (0.80%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Windows XP
2 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.00%) AIX
4 6 (4.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.00%) Test Scripting
2 40 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (17.60%) Test Management
4 19 (15.20%) Test Automation
5 17 (13.60%) Software Testing
6 15 (12.00%) Migration
6 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.00%) Change Management
8 10 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 9 (7.20%) Test Strategy
10 8 (6.40%) CRM
11 7 (5.60%) Regression Testing
11 7 (5.60%) Scrum
11 7 (5.60%) Performance Testing
12 6 (4.80%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.80%) Integration Testing
12 6 (4.80%) System Testing
12 6 (4.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.60%) SQL
2 5 (4.00%) C
3 3 (2.40%) C++
4 2 (1.60%) Java
5 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.80%) VBScript
5 1 (0.80%) VB
5 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (30.40%) ISEB
2 26 (20.80%) ISTQB
3 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.80%) MCSE
5 10 (8.00%) MCSA
5 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.00%) MCTS
5 10 (8.00%) MCITP
6 8 (6.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (5.60%) Degree
8 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.80%) CCNP
9 1 (0.80%) CCNA
9 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.20%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) FATCA
3 1 (0.80%) FINREP
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) VMware ESX
1 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (7.20%) Netcool
3 1 (0.80%) Nessus
3 1 (0.80%) Nmap
Vendors
1 33 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.80%) HP
3 10 (8.00%) Citrix
3 10 (8.00%) Veritas
3 10 (8.00%) McAfee
3 10 (8.00%) VMware
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle
5 5 (4.00%) Adobe
6 4 (3.20%) Business Objects
6 4 (3.20%) SAP
7 2 (1.60%) Teradata
7 2 (1.60%) Netezza
7 2 (1.60%) Borland
8 1 (0.80%) Informatica
8 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
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