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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 27 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.80% 1.05% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.90% 13.04% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +9.24%
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
31 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 13.96% 8.07% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 2
Average daily rate £328 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 16 September 2014. 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 £375 -
LoadRunner
East Midlands

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (70.00%) QA
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) VB
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware