The first table below looks at the demand for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 50 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% - 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
100 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.65% 12.53% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 19 28
Average daily rate £338 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 10
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) J2SE
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Robotium

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Robotium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce
1 1 (33.33%) VMware