The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 April 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 77 59
Rank change year-on-year -24 -18  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 7 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 2.21% 2.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.99% 19.64% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 40 48
Median daily rate £335 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £255 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £382 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +63.93%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 234 331 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 12.25% 11.27% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 166 148
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £260 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £20.75 £37.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £36.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £40.30 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 3 £350 +7.69%
Glasgow -17 3 - -
Stirling +6 1 £305 -
HP Quality Center
UK

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

1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) System Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (30.00%) QA Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP FI Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP HR Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP