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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 77 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 59 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.84% 2.18% 1.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.95% 26.67% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 21
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£330 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.76% +16.92%
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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
197 225 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.16% 8.16% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 78
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +73.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £27.50 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

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 30 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 30 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 +11 34 £330 +10.00% 1
Glasgow -12 12 £345 -1.42%
Aberdeen - 3 £450 -
Fife - 3 £213 -
Dundee -11 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 2 £305 -
Renfrewshire +2 1 £355 -5.33%
Stirling -1 1 - -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 67 (47.18%) Finance
2 55 (38.73%) Test Scripting
3 48 (33.80%) Banking
4 46 (32.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 43 (30.28%) ISEB
6 34 (23.94%) HP
7 31 (21.83%) Microsoft
8 30 (21.13%) SQL
9 25 (17.61%) Retail
9 25 (17.61%) Test Management
10 24 (16.90%) ISTQB
10 24 (16.90%) QA
10 24 (16.90%) MS Excel
11 20 (14.08%) HP UFT
12 19 (13.38%) Migration
12 19 (13.38%) Test Automation
13 17 (11.97%) Non-Functional Testing
13 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (11.27%) Retail Banking
14 16 (11.27%) Software Testing
15 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (9.15%) Windows
17 12 (8.45%) TestDirector
18 11 (7.75%) Oracle
18 11 (7.75%) Test Strategy
19 10 (7.04%) Test Planning
19 10 (7.04%) Change Management
20 9 (6.34%) Regression Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (3.52%) SAS
1 5 (3.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.11%) CMS
2 3 (2.11%) Drupal
2 3 (2.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.34%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.11%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) ATM
2 2 (1.41%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.70%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.70%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.70%) QlikView
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) HP UFT
2 12 (8.45%) TestDirector
3 9 (6.34%) JIRA
4 7 (4.93%) WinRunner
5 6 (4.23%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.82%) Bugzilla
6 4 (2.82%) Selenium
7 3 (2.11%) Toad
8 2 (1.41%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.41%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.70%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.70%) Subversion
9 1 (0.70%) ERwin
General
1 67 (47.18%) Finance
2 48 (33.80%) Banking
3 25 (17.61%) Retail
4 16 (11.27%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (52.11%) Analyst
2 70 (49.30%) Test Analyst
3 22 (15.49%) Test Manager
4 20 (14.08%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (14.08%) Senior Test Analyst
5 16 (11.27%) Test Leader
6 13 (9.15%) Tester
7 11 (7.75%) Coordinator
7 11 (7.75%) Test Coordinator
8 9 (6.34%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Defect Manager
10 4 (2.82%) Architect
11 3 (2.11%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.11%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.11%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.11%) Test Architect
11 3 (2.11%) CRM Analyst
12 2 (1.41%) UAT Test Manager
12 2 (1.41%) UAT Manager
12 2 (1.41%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) XML
2 1 (0.70%) XSL
2 1 (0.70%) XSLT
2 1 (0.70%) Swing
2 1 (0.70%) Itk
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.70%) HTML
2 1 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.93%) Clustering
2 7 (4.93%) PDA
3 5 (3.52%) W3C
4 4 (2.82%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.82%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.11%) User Experience
6 2 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) Statistics
7 1 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.15%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) AIX
2 7 (4.93%) Windows XP
2 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (4.93%) Windows 7
2 7 (4.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.73%) Test Scripting
2 46 (32.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (17.61%) Test Management
4 19 (13.38%) Test Automation
4 19 (13.38%) Migration
5 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (11.97%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (11.27%) Software Testing
7 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.75%) Test Strategy
9 10 (7.04%) Test Planning
9 10 (7.04%) Change Management
10 9 (6.34%) Regression Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Performance Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Data Migration
11 8 (5.63%) Integration Testing
11 8 (5.63%) Scrum
12 7 (4.93%) CRM
12 7 (4.93%) System Testing
13 6 (4.23%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.13%) SQL
2 8 (5.63%) C
3 4 (2.82%) C++
3 4 (2.82%) VBA
4 2 (1.41%) VBScript
4 2 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (30.28%) ISEB
2 24 (16.90%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.93%) MCSE
4 7 (4.93%) MCSA
4 7 (4.93%) MCTS
4 7 (4.93%) MCITP
5 6 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.52%) Degree
6 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.90%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) FATCA
3 1 (0.70%) FINREP
3 1 (0.70%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) VMware ESX
1 7 (4.93%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Netcool
1 6 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (23.94%) HP
2 31 (21.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.75%) Oracle
4 7 (4.93%) Citrix
4 7 (4.93%) Veritas
4 7 (4.93%) McAfee
4 7 (4.93%) VMware
5 5 (3.52%) Adobe
6 4 (2.82%) SAP
7 2 (1.41%) Informatica
7 2 (1.41%) Borland
7 2 (1.41%) Teradata
7 2 (1.41%) Netezza
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) Siemens
8 1 (0.70%) Cognos
8 1 (0.70%) Siebel
8 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
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