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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 87 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.43% 1.60% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £317 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -3.58%
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
204 125 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.43% 8.79% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 82 78
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +27.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

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 26 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 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) JMeter
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Law
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) JBoss
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management

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 (9.09%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JMeter
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Test Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Test Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
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