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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 71 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.66% - 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £413 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
- +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
181 182 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.57% 12.14% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 114 110
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) CRM
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) OpenView
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) JBoss
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 1 (12.50%) JMeter
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (37.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP