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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 54 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.85% 3.37% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £360 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 89 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.87% 9.98% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 59
Median daily rate £338 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 5 May 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 8 (80.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) JSP
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) VB
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SAP