The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 52 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.53% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.43% 3.28% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
140 122 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.81% 13.48% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 53 44
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +69.23%
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 Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 11 (55.00%) HP
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) C
5 6 (30.00%) HP UFT
5 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) VB
6 5 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (20.00%) JSP
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) NeoLoad

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (20.00%) LoadUI
2 4 (20.00%) NeoLoad
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) QC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) HP
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Siebel
5 1 (5.00%) BMC