The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.81% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Development Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.13% 18.81% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
Average daily rate £475 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

LoadRunner
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP