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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 90 51
Rank change year-on-year +23 -39  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.09% 0.59% 2.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.56% 4.71% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 32
Median daily rate £325 £310 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -5.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

HP Quality Center is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 136 170 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 11.41% 12.62% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 57
Median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 24 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
5 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (7.69%) OCR
7 1 (7.69%) Case Management
7 1 (7.69%) Confluence
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity

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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
1 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) FX Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) HR Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Product Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAP HR Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
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