The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.81% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
71 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.86% 23.40% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Croydon region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Capita
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Billing
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) API Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (14.29%) Guidewire
6 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) API Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Capita
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Guidewire