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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 88 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.070% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.77% 0.78% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £317 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £338 £351
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -3.84%
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
212 129 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.01% 8.97% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 99
Median daily rate £375 £375 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +27.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (28.57%) JMeter
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) JBoss
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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 (14.29%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Test Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Test Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Test Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
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