The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.26% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £210 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £344 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 116 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.05% 20.94% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 72 43
Median daily rate £350 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £42.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £38.40 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Essex

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

LoadRunner
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Hedge funds
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP