The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 114 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 10 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 1.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.76% 8.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £346
% change year-on-year
- +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £4.00
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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
362 330 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.00% 13.36% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 195 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £28.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 4 £400 -
Glasgow -15 1 £400 +13.87%
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UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (30.77%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
4 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Siebel
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
7 1 (7.69%) CA Wily
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Test Management
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
1 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Stress Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Document Management
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Siebel
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