The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 3 months to 25 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 15 12 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing HP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.44% 4.26% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 11.11% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £15.61
% change year-on-year -30.95% +34.50%  

HP is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 10 18 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 24.39% 38.30% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 8
Median daily rate £525 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.82% +11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing HP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for HP in West Lothian

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in West Lothian

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in West Lothian

HP
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Livingston -4 1 - -
HP
Scotland

HP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for HP.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) OpenView
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

HP
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) CRM
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (100.00%) OpenView