The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 2.39% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 10.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £440 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
30 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.30% 22.49% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 7
Average daily rate £310 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Bournemouth - - - -
LoadRunner
South West

LoadRunner
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Testing Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center