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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 123 135 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.65% 1.96% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
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£325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £333 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
411 460 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.58% 15.03% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 262 111
Average daily rate £353 £391 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 19
Average hourly rate £40.50 £45.24 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.47% +39.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.66 £30.00 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 12 £325 -27.77% 7
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £275 -
Essex - 1 £500 - 1
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 17 (60.71%) HP
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) HP UFT
4 8 (28.57%) SOAP
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Selenium
4 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.00%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) J2EE
6 6 (21.43%) DB2
6 6 (21.43%) XML
6 6 (21.43%) UNIX
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) Java
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) Flash
6 6 (21.43%) MQSeries
6 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 6 (21.43%) IBM
6 6 (21.43%) QA
6 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
6 6 (21.43%) Retail
6 6 (21.43%) System Testing
6 6 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
7 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (21.43%) MQSeries
1 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) DB2
1 6 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) HP UFT
2 8 (28.57%) Selenium
3 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) NUnit
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) eggPlant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
2 18 (64.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (3.57%) DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) SOAP
2 7 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (21.43%) J2EE
3 6 (21.43%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) Flash
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Test Management
3 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 6 (21.43%) System Testing
4 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) HP
2 6 (21.43%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) SAP
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