The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 514 476 504
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +28
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 81 143 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 1.88% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 106 64
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
- +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
LoadRunner
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7647 7607 6695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.58% 14.99% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5136 4687
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 162 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £53.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in England

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in England

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in England

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in England

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 31 £425 +1.19% 4
South East +28 12 £398 -6.47% 3
South West +17 11 £575 +43.75% 3
North West -2 7 £325 +12.06% 3
Yorkshire -14 6 - - 1
North East -42 5 £388 -18.42% 1
West Midlands - 4 £438 - 1
East of England +6 1 £300 +9.09%
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UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 England region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 106 (60.57%) JMeter
2 91 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (49.71%) Selenium
4 79 (45.14%) Java
5 73 (41.71%) HP
6 62 (35.43%) Performance Testing
7 51 (29.14%) JIRA
8 50 (28.57%) SoapUI
9 49 (28.00%) QA
10 47 (26.86%) Unix
11 43 (24.57%) HP Quality Center
12 42 (24.00%) SQL
12 42 (24.00%) Python
13 39 (22.29%) SOAP
14 38 (21.71%) Security Cleared
15 37 (21.14%) Cucumber
15 37 (21.14%) Functional Testing
16 36 (20.57%) BDD
16 36 (20.57%) HP UFT
17 33 (18.86%) Non-Functional Testing
18 30 (17.14%) .NET
18 30 (17.14%) Test Scripting
18 30 (17.14%) Ruby
19 29 (16.57%) TDD
20 27 (15.43%) Windows
21 26 (14.86%) Scrum
22 25 (14.29%) Oracle
23 24 (13.71%) XML
23 24 (13.71%) Software Testing
23 24 (13.71%) DV Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 14 (8.00%) Confluence
2 6 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.29%) CMS
3 4 (2.29%) Drupal
3 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.71%) Apache
4 3 (1.71%) OpenROAD
4 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.71%) Tuxedo
4 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.14%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.57%) CICS
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.14%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.14%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.57%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) GitHub
4 2 (1.14%) CloudBees
4 2 (1.14%) IaaS
4 2 (1.14%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) HTTP
1 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.71%) SNMP
3 2 (1.14%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.29%) Big Data
4 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.71%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) MS Access
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.57%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 106 (60.57%) JMeter
2 87 (49.71%) Selenium
3 51 (29.14%) JIRA
4 50 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 37 (21.14%) Cucumber
6 36 (20.57%) HP UFT
7 23 (13.14%) Zephyr
8 21 (12.00%) WebDriver
9 19 (10.86%) JUnit
10 15 (8.57%) Git (software)
10 15 (8.57%) SpecFlow
10 15 (8.57%) WATIR
11 14 (8.00%) Jenkins
11 14 (8.00%) Maven
11 14 (8.00%) NUnit
12 13 (7.43%) Sahi
13 12 (6.86%) Ant
14 11 (6.29%) LoadUI
15 10 (5.71%) Rational Functional Tester
15 10 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
General
1 19 (10.86%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Banking
3 9 (5.14%) Retail
4 5 (2.86%) Games
5 4 (2.29%) Marketing
5 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.71%) Billing
7 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (31.43%) Tester
2 38 (21.71%) Analyst
3 37 (21.14%) Test Analyst
4 28 (16.00%) Performance Tester
5 17 (9.71%) Test Engineer
6 16 (9.14%) Developer
6 16 (9.14%) Performance Analyst
6 16 (9.14%) Performance Test Analyst
7 12 (6.86%) Automation Tester
7 12 (6.86%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 12 (6.86%) LoadRunner Tester
8 11 (6.29%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Test Leader
8 11 (6.29%) Test Manager
9 8 (4.57%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (4.57%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 8 (4.57%) QA Tester
9 8 (4.57%) Senior Tester
9 8 (4.57%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.29%) SOAP
2 30 (17.14%) .NET
3 24 (13.71%) XML
4 22 (12.57%) JSON
5 21 (12.00%) HTML
6 20 (11.43%) Web Services
7 15 (8.57%) XSD
8 13 (7.43%) CSS
8 13 (7.43%) RESTful
9 8 (4.57%) JDBC
10 4 (2.29%) Java EE
10 4 (2.29%) Middleware
11 3 (1.71%) HTML5
11 3 (1.71%) J2EE
11 3 (1.71%) REST
12 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.14%) JSP
12 2 (1.14%) WCF
12 2 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
13 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.86%) Statistics
3 4 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.71%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.71%) PKI
4 3 (1.71%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.14%) iPad
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.14%) Replication
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.57%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.86%) Unix
2 27 (15.43%) Windows
3 21 (12.00%) Linux
4 6 (3.43%) Android
4 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.43%) Performance Testing
3 37 (21.14%) Functional Testing
4 36 (20.57%) BDD
5 33 (18.86%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (17.14%) Test Scripting
7 29 (16.57%) TDD
8 26 (14.86%) Scrum
9 24 (13.71%) Automation Testing
9 24 (13.71%) Software Testing
10 21 (12.00%) Load Testing
11 20 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 20 (11.43%) Test Strategy
12 18 (10.29%) DevOps
12 18 (10.29%) Regression Testing
12 18 (10.29%) Test Planning
13 17 (9.71%) Waterfall
14 16 (9.14%) Software Delivery
14 16 (9.14%) Test Management
15 15 (8.57%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 79 (45.14%) Java
2 42 (24.00%) Python
2 42 (24.00%) SQL
3 30 (17.14%) Ruby
4 22 (12.57%) C#
5 21 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (11.43%) C++
7 16 (9.14%) Perl
7 16 (9.14%) Shell Script
8 13 (7.43%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.00%) C
10 4 (2.29%) VB
11 1 (0.57%) COBOL
11 1 (0.57%) Go
11 1 (0.57%) JCL
11 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (21.71%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.71%) DV Cleared
3 20 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 17 (9.71%) ISEB
5 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.14%) CCNA
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.57%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (28.00%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) SDET
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (24.57%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.57%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (2.86%) Puppet
4 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.14%) Ansible
5 2 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.57%) Grafana
6 1 (0.57%) Graphite
6 1 (0.57%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 73 (41.71%) HP
2 25 (14.29%) Oracle
3 16 (9.14%) Atlassian
4 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.43%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.43%) Guidewire
6 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 4 (2.29%) VMware
8 3 (1.71%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.14%) Calypso
9 2 (1.14%) F5
9 2 (1.14%) Green Hat
9 2 (1.14%) SAP
9 2 (1.14%) Sun
9 2 (1.14%) Temenos
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix
10 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.57%) Siebel
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