The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 37 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.42% 0.46% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% 3.23% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
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 Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 16.81% 14.35% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 17
Average daily rate £275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £228 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

LoadRunner
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (83.33%) VBScript
1 5 (83.33%) VB
1 5 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) VBScript
1 5 (83.33%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP