The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 2.43% 1.00%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.63% 19.77% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Median daily rate - £390 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £348
% change year-on-year -3.70% -2.87%  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 76 86 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.64% 12.29% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 24
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (50.00%) QA Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft