The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 13 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 3.08% 2.75% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 37.50% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £30.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -72.27%
HP Quality Center
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Systems Management Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 9.23% 7.34% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £438 £444 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% +26.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £398 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £463 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.62 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Stirling region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) ObjectStore
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) ObjectStore
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP