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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 183 181 202
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 9 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 2.51% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 8
Average daily rate
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£326 £450 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +20.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £329 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £555 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
646 798 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.91% 13.35% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 626 622
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) JMeter
6 2 (14.29%) Tandem
6 2 (14.29%) LAMP
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Django
6 2 (14.29%) Drupal
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (14.29%) Drupal
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (21.43%) JMeter
3 2 (14.29%) NeoLoad
3 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) DbUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (14.29%) Django
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Tandem
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) CA
2 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 2 (14.29%) Coverity
2 2 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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