The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 89 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.068% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 0.71% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £348
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
191 141 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.72% 9.56% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 94 74
Median daily rate £375 £400 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LoadRunner across the Edinburgh region.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Edinburgh region.

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

LoadRunner
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Test Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP