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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 1.08% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £413 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.18% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
152 185 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.54% 12.97% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 106 96
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) OpenView
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (60.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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