The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.07% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £393 - -
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 Croydon region.

Development Applications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
38 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.70% 13.76% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 9
Average daily rate £400 £388 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £438
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 Croydon

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

LoadRunner
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Capita
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Capita
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) HP