The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 53 65
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 4.41% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £388 £306 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.53% +2.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 66 68 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 12.87% 11.95% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 51
Median daily rate £400 £300 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Glasgow

LoadRunner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LoadRunner in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Glasgow

LoadRunner
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Siebel
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (40.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Siebel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft