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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 55 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 0.21% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £333 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Cambridgeshire

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
106 100 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.50% 21.10% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 20
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £57.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +81.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £57.50 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft