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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 98 67 104
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +37
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 50 68 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.73% 2.31% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.20% 31.48% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 20
Median daily rate £315 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £279 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £74.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £74.00
% change year-on-year
- -62.83%
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UK

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
352 216 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.21% 7.35% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 122 105
Median daily rate £350 £325 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.77 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £70.00 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -6.11%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Glasgow +18 17 £380 +23.57% 3
Edinburgh -30 15 £320 -3.03% 1
Renfrewshire -29 12 £265 -22.05%
Stirling +6 3 £375 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 61 (55.45%) SQL
2 57 (51.82%) Test Scripting
3 45 (40.91%) HP UFT
4 43 (39.09%) Microsoft
5 42 (38.18%) Software Testing
6 41 (37.27%) Test Automation
7 40 (36.36%) ISTQB
8 38 (34.55%) Finance
9 33 (30.00%) Change Management
9 33 (30.00%) WinRunner
9 33 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (30.00%) Windows
9 33 (30.00%) Windows 7
10 32 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (29.09%) MCTS
10 32 (29.09%) MCSE
10 32 (29.09%) MCSA
10 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
10 32 (29.09%) TestDirector
10 32 (29.09%) Veritas
10 32 (29.09%) Windows XP
10 32 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (29.09%) VMware
11 31 (28.18%) Citrix
11 31 (28.18%) MCITP
12 30 (27.27%) Security Cleared
12 30 (27.27%) Hyper-V
12 30 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
12 30 (27.27%) HP
12 30 (27.27%) AIX

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 8 (7.27%) MQSeries
1 8 (7.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 3 (2.73%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Hi Portfolio
1 3 (2.73%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.82%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.82%) Primavera
3 1 (0.91%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) FTP
1 8 (7.27%) HTTP
1 8 (7.27%) HTTPS
1 8 (7.27%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.91%) SAN
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) ObjectStore
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (40.91%) HP UFT
2 33 (30.00%) WinRunner
3 32 (29.09%) TestDirector
4 8 (7.27%) ClearCase
4 8 (7.27%) XMLSpy
5 7 (6.36%) LoadRunner
6 6 (5.45%) JIRA
7 5 (4.55%) Selenium
7 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.73%) Subversion
10 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.91%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (34.55%) Finance
2 21 (19.09%) Banking
3 9 (8.18%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Billing
5 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (60.00%) Analyst
2 64 (58.18%) Test Analyst
3 19 (17.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 19 (17.27%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 15 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
4 15 (13.64%) Tester
5 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Test Manager
6 7 (6.36%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.45%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Systems Tester
9 4 (3.64%) Test Coordinator
10 3 (2.73%) Architect
10 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) XML
1 11 (10.00%) XSL
1 11 (10.00%) XSLT
2 10 (9.09%) HTML
3 9 (8.18%) SOAP
4 8 (7.27%) EDI
4 8 (7.27%) JMS
4 8 (7.27%) JSON
4 8 (7.27%) Middleware
4 8 (7.27%) REST
4 8 (7.27%) Web Services
4 8 (7.27%) WSDL
4 8 (7.27%) XSD
5 6 (5.45%) .NET
5 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.73%) Itk
6 3 (2.73%) Java EE
6 3 (2.73%) Swing
7 1 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.91%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Clustering
2 27 (24.55%) PDA
3 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.27%) DataPower
4 8 (7.27%) SWIFT
5 7 (6.36%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Windows
1 33 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 32 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 32 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (29.09%) Windows XP
3 30 (27.27%) AIX
4 10 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (1.82%) Linux
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.82%) Test Scripting
2 42 (38.18%) Software Testing
3 41 (37.27%) Test Automation
4 33 (30.00%) Change Management
5 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (15.45%) Defect Management
6 17 (15.45%) Functional Testing
7 14 (12.73%) Test Strategy
7 14 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (10.91%) SOA
9 10 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (9.09%) Security Testing
10 9 (8.18%) ETL
11 8 (7.27%) EAI
11 8 (7.27%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Test Management
12 7 (6.36%) Information Assurance
12 7 (6.36%) Migration
12 7 (6.36%) SDLC
13 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (55.45%) SQL
2 15 (13.64%) Java
3 7 (6.36%) VB
4 6 (5.45%) C#
4 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.73%) C
5 3 (2.73%) C++
5 3 (2.73%) VBScript
6 2 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.91%) Ruby
7 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 33 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (29.09%) MCSA
3 32 (29.09%) MCSE
3 32 (29.09%) MCTS
4 31 (28.18%) MCITP
5 30 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 20 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 16 (14.55%) ISEB
8 9 (8.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (5.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.82%) Degree
11 1 (0.91%) CCNA
11 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) HL7
1 8 (7.27%) SEPA
2 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 32 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 30 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 30 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
1 30 (27.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 43 (39.09%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.09%) Veritas
2 32 (29.09%) VMware
3 31 (28.18%) Citrix
4 30 (27.27%) HP
4 30 (27.27%) Intel Security
5 23 (20.91%) Oracle
6 8 (7.27%) IBM
6 8 (7.27%) Remedy
7 5 (4.55%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.73%) Siemens
8 3 (2.73%) Tableau
9 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.82%) SAP
10 1 (0.91%) EMC
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