The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Derbyshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 21 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.25% 0.43% -
As % of the Development Applications category 21.95% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£314 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 19.34% 7.66% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 1
Average daily rate £320 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% +6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
LoadRunner
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) QA
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (44.44%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware