Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

HP LoadRunner
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 157 194
Rank change year-on-year +11 +37 -22
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 35 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.15% 3.74% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 8
Scotland median daily rate £415 £395 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.06% -5.39% +8.44%
10th Percentile £392 £300 £294
90th Percentile £434 £438 £432
UK median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 843 722 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.73% 16.74% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 413 411
Scotland median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £42.45 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £31.03 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Scotland

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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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Lothian +13 25 £415 -
Edinburgh -9 10 £410 +14.40% 1
Glasgow -21 3 £410 +5.13%
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 33 (94.29%) HP
2 30 (85.71%) Java
2 30 (85.71%) Performance Testing
3 29 (82.86%) OpenView
3 29 (82.86%) J2EE
3 29 (82.86%) CRM
3 29 (82.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 29 (82.86%) HP SiteScope
4 28 (80.00%) Performance Engineering
4 28 (80.00%) SOA
5 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (48.57%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (48.57%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
9 4 (11.43%) Selenium
10 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
10 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.71%) JMeter
12 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
12 1 (2.86%) Finance
12 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.86%) NHS
12 1 (2.86%) Python
12 1 (2.86%) Kanban
12 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing

LoadRunner
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.71%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Performance Tester
1 25 (71.43%) Tester
2 17 (48.57%) Senior Performance Tester
2 17 (48.57%) Senior Tester
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Test Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (82.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 29 (82.86%) CRM
2 29 (82.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 28 (80.00%) Performance Engineering
3 28 (80.00%) SOA
4 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (48.57%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (48.57%) Waterfall
6 7 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
7 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Kanban
9 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.86%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (82.86%) HP SiteScope
1 29 (82.86%) OpenView
2 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) HP