Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 135 92
Rank change year-on-year -19 -43 +11
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 27 49 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 1.14% 1.97%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.66% 9.53% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 79
Scotland median daily rate £268 £310 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.71% -7.46% +0.37%
10th Percentile £118 £220 £265
90th Percentile £346 £399 £490
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -14.89%

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 Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 580 514 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.51% 11.91% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 272 264
Scotland median daily rate £414 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.38% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £155
90th Percentile £575 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +91.89% -26.00%
10th Percentile £19.95 £14.00 £13.75
90th Percentile £42.13 £42.00 £28.20
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -3.43%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 15 £268 -13.01% 1
Glasgow -17 6 £331 -15.06%
Stirling - 4 £125 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (59.26%) HP
2 14 (51.85%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Defect Management
4 10 (37.04%) Banking
5 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 8 (29.63%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Selenium
9 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
9 5 (18.52%) JIRA
9 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.81%) QA
10 4 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
10 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
11 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
11 3 (11.11%) ISEB
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (11.11%) Toad
11 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
12 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
12 2 (7.41%) ETRM
12 2 (7.41%) SDLC
12 2 (7.41%) Traceability Matrix

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
5 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 3 (11.11%) QA Coordinator
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.70%) FX Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Product Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Java EE
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Defect Management
1 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (29.63%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Data Security
8 2 (7.41%) ETRM
8 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
8 2 (7.41%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.41%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Casewise
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle