The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 94 78
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.44% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.83% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
223 145 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.95% 9.07% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 73 91
Median daily rate £420 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.30% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Median hourly rate £42.75 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.82% -61.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the East Midlands region.

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LoadRunner
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 9 (90.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) IIS

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 8 (80.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Strategy Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) SDLC
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) HP