The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 48 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.01% 1.75% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.05% 8.16% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £444 £390 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.78% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
99 98 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.04% 21.40% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 74 24
Median daily rate £410 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.83 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £49.29 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Cheltenham +2 2 £438 +20.68%
Gloucester +4 1 - - 1
LoadRunner
South West

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (33.33%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) XSD
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) HTTPS

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JMeter
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) UI/UX Developer
4 2 (16.67%) UX Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) XSD
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C++
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle