Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 95 118
Rank change year-on-year -30 +23 -53
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.71% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.37% 6.53% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 20
Edinburgh median daily rate £284 £316 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.28% +2.02% -8.82%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £254
90th Percentile £315 £352 £350
Scotland median daily rate £280 £316 £306
% change year-on-year -11.46% +3.27% -12.50%
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 343 245 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.34% 10.87% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 130 121
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £244 £295 £255
90th Percentile £608 £546 £525
Scotland median daily rate £368 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -8.13% +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.81% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £30.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.48% -22.69% +113.33%

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 20 July 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (13.33%) Zephyr
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ETL Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) API Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow