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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 72 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.91% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 6.67% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£303 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £370 £323
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
97 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.15% 13.64% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 41
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Siebel
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) HP