Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for HP Quality Center skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP Quality Center over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 106 106
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -30
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.11% 1.03%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.42% 1.12% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 22
Edinburgh median daily rate £285 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +9.62% -0.76%
10th Percentile £251 £351 £246
90th Percentile £321 £367 £350
Scotland median daily rate £280 £350 £309
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.36% -11.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

HP Quality Center is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 322 178 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.46% 9.66% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 89 105
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £306 £225 £256
90th Percentile £600 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £19.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -11.11% -38.78% +18.55%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Edinburgh

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) API Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) HP ALM
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Informatica
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Defect Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ETL Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) API Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) MBA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow