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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 40 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 2.64% 2.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.02% 35.71% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Median daily rate - £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +6.15% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -40.00% +102.02%  

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 57 42 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.90% 7.38% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 45
Median daily rate £400 £286 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.73% +6.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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

HP Quality Center
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

HP Quality Center
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Coordinator
1 3 (42.86%) QA Coordinator
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft