The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 62 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.58% 16.85% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 38
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +0.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 September 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Robotium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce