The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 62 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.40% 1.59% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.49% 11.11% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
86 90 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.42% 14.29% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 47
Average daily rate £375 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LoadRunner across the Glasgow region.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Siebel
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) HP