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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 108 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.52% 2.44% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Median daily rate £317 £420 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +64.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £335
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
376 369 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.79% 11.26% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 183 180
Median daily rate £350 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 5
Median hourly rate £23.50 £55.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.27% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £36.43 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 August 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
Glasgow +20 12 £340 -1.44%
Edinburgh +6 5 £317 -25.01%
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UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (50.00%) HP
1 17 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
5 9 (26.47%) Banking
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
7 7 (20.59%) Security Testing
7 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
7 7 (20.59%) C
8 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.65%) Migration
9 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
9 5 (14.71%) JMeter
9 5 (14.71%) Test Management
9 5 (14.71%) Selenium
9 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
9 5 (14.71%) CRM
10 4 (11.76%) VB
10 4 (11.76%) .NET
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.76%) JSP
10 4 (11.76%) C#

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 2 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SAN
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) HP UFT
2 5 (14.71%) JMeter
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.76%) LoadUI
3 4 (11.76%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
1 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Tester
3 6 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (2.94%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) QC Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) JSP
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
5 7 (20.59%) Security Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Test Management
8 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 4 (11.76%) High Availability
9 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) Stress Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.88%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) C
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) VB
6 2 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) EMC