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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 76 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.097% 0.35% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 3.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £420 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
180 199 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.37% 11.77% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 104 92
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £280 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.25 £27.45 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.16% -35.42%
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 27 September 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 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) JMeter
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Retail

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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP