The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 21 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 140 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 1.01% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£449 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
402 296 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.03% 12.25% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 145 194
Average daily rate £400 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 35
Average hourly rate £43.97 £38.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% +4.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £22.50 £27.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Hertfordshire -20 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £449 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (42.86%) System Testing
3 6 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) DB2
3 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) Flash
3 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SAP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (42.86%) MQSeries
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
1 6 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Test Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tester
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) Flash
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
4 1 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 6 (42.86%) System Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) SAP