The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 161 154 194
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +40
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.94% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £455 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £274 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £366
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
587 533 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.55% 15.49% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 441 639
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the City of London region.

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) CA PPM
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SEO

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) Geb
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) WATIR
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
1 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) OWASP
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Green Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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