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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 88 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 7 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.63% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.05% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £354 £385
% change year-on-year
-6.64% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
LoadRunner
England

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
173 153 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.15% 10.73% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 92 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
Derbyshire -5 4 £355 +13.02%
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £420 - 2
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (77.78%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) JMeter
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) QA Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix