Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 115 101
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 -37
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.64% 1.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% 5.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 20
Edinburgh median daily rate £331 £316 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +2.02% -6.06%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £266
90th Percentile £419 £352 £352
Scotland median daily rate £286 £294 £310
% change year-on-year -2.55% -5.24% -8.82%
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 351 308 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.81% 11.68% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 161 102
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £270 £290 £268
90th Percentile £681 £563 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £405 £345
% change year-on-year -1.23% +17.39% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% -25.00% +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

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) SAS
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) VBScript
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project

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 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Protractor
3 1 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
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%) Developer in Test
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer in Test
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) API Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft