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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 118 131 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.35% 2.06% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £378 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £398 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
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
341 340 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.72% 13.10% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 173 131
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 28
Average hourly rate £37.25 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.03% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.34 £15.00 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £39.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Hertfordshire +17 7 £500 +29.03%
Essex +7 1 £250 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
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England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 7 (63.64%) Solaris
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) EMC
2 7 (63.64%) BMC
2 7 (63.64%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (63.64%) Middleware
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) SAP R/3
4 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
4 2 (18.18%) NetWeaver
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Solaris
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) EMC
2 7 (63.64%) BMC
2 7 (63.64%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) HP
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