The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 109 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 11 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% - 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% - 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
LoadRunner
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
354 349 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.15% 12.35% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 216 202
Median daily rate £388 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% +24.24%
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LoadRunner across the Scotland region.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Scotland region.

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Lothian - 6 £413 -
Edinburgh - 3 £413 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £390 -
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UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 18 (69.23%) Performance Testing
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) HP
4 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (42.31%) CRM
6 10 (38.46%) OpenView
7 9 (34.62%) J2EE
7 9 (34.62%) HP SiteScope
8 8 (30.77%) SOA
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle
10 6 (23.08%) C
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (23.08%) Test Management
11 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
11 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
12 4 (15.38%) Siebel
12 4 (15.38%) Unix
12 4 (15.38%) Selenium
12 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (15.38%) BDD
12 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
12 4 (15.38%) NeoLoad
12 4 (15.38%) LoadUI
13 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
13 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
13 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) LoadUI
1 4 (15.38%) NeoLoad
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Tester
2 10 (38.46%) Performance Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) QC Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) JSP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Performance Testing
2 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (42.31%) CRM
4 8 (30.77%) SOA
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Test Management
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) C
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) OpenView
2 9 (34.62%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) HP
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Siebel
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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