The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 63 76 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 0.80% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £380 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
118 125 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.79% 13.69% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 69 64
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £267 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
LoadRunner
Scotland

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 16 April 2014.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

LoadRunner
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (75.00%) Oracle
1 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 10 (62.50%) Siebel
2 10 (62.50%) ISEB
2 10 (62.50%) C
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (50.00%) Test Management
3 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (6.25%) Telecoms

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Tester
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Management
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) Siebel
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago