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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 73 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 55 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.97% 1.44% 1.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 26.19% 21.82% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 25
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£344 £328 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £419 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +62.50%
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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
210 165 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.53% 6.61% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 85 75
Average daily rate £325 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.89 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -20.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +11 33 £350 +16.66%
Edinburgh -15 14 £300 -6.25% 1
Stirling - - - -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (40.00%) HP
2 33 (38.82%) ISTQB
3 27 (31.76%) Security Cleared
4 26 (30.59%) SQL
4 26 (30.59%) Oracle
5 25 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 24 (28.24%) Finance
7 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (27.06%) Test Scripting
8 22 (25.88%) SC Cleared
9 21 (24.71%) Test Strategy
10 20 (23.53%) Software Testing
11 19 (22.35%) Test Management
12 17 (20.00%) ISEB
13 16 (18.82%) Performance Testing
13 16 (18.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (16.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
16 11 (12.94%) Regression Testing
17 10 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
17 10 (11.76%) Data Management
17 10 (11.76%) WinRunner
17 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
18 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
18 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (10.59%) Citrix
18 9 (10.59%) .NET
18 9 (10.59%) HTML
18 9 (10.59%) JSP
18 9 (10.59%) Banking

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.24%) Markit EDM
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.35%) Ingres
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) DB2
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (11.76%) WinRunner
3 8 (9.41%) TestDirector
4 6 (7.06%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.53%) Selenium
5 3 (3.53%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.35%) Toad
7 1 (1.18%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Back Office
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Test Manager
2 25 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 25 (29.41%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Tester
4 10 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 8 (9.41%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Performance Tester
7 4 (4.71%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Consultant
9 2 (2.35%) Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Test Consultant
9 2 (2.35%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) .NET
1 9 (10.59%) HTML
1 9 (10.59%) JSP
2 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.18%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) ODBC
3 1 (1.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Clustering
1 7 (8.24%) PDA
2 6 (7.06%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.35%) Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Windows
1 8 (9.41%) Windows XP
1 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
2 7 (8.24%) AIX
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
1 23 (27.06%) Test Scripting
2 21 (24.71%) Test Strategy
3 20 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 19 (22.35%) Test Management
5 16 (18.82%) Performance Testing
6 11 (12.94%) Regression Testing
7 10 (11.76%) Data Management
8 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.59%) Change Management
9 8 (9.41%) Migration
9 8 (9.41%) Investment Management
10 7 (8.24%) ETL
11 6 (7.06%) Asset Management
11 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.06%) CRM
12 5 (5.88%) TDD
12 5 (5.88%) Scrum
12 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.88%) Java
4 4 (4.71%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) VB
5 3 (3.53%) C
6 2 (2.35%) Perl
6 2 (2.35%) VBScript
6 2 (2.35%) VBA
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) ISTQB
2 27 (31.76%) Security Cleared
3 22 (25.88%) SC Cleared
4 17 (20.00%) ISEB
5 16 (18.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (16.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
8 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (10.59%) MCITP
9 7 (8.24%) MCSE
9 7 (8.24%) MCSA
9 7 (8.24%) MCTS
10 4 (4.71%) Degree
11 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Hyper-V
1 7 (8.24%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (8.24%) Netcool
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) HP
2 26 (30.59%) Oracle
3 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.59%) Citrix
5 7 (8.24%) McAfee
5 7 (8.24%) Veritas
5 7 (8.24%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (1.18%) Twitter
7 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.18%) Siebel
7 1 (1.18%) ION Trading
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