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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 70 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% 0.35% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 3.13% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -19.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £330 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -10.81%
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
118 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.14% 11.19% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 40
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

LoadRunner
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Siebel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP