The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 27 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.97% 3.69% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.00% 22.22% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£355 £314 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% +25.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
20 36 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 9.90% 16.59% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 12
Average daily rate £350 £320 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield -3 6 £355 +8.69%
LoadRunner
East Midlands

LoadRunner
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix