The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 43 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.71% 1.31% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.25% 9.52% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£390 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
97 63 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.73% 13.76% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 27 13
Average daily rate £420 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £43.83 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cheltenham -6 2 £363 -0.68%
Gloucester - 2 £438 -
LoadRunner
South West

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) C++
1 12 (92.31%) Python
1 12 (92.31%) DV Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) Ruby
5 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Selenium
5 6 (46.15%) JMeter
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) Perl
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) XML
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 6 (46.15%) JBehave
5 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (46.15%) Rational Functional Tester
5 6 (46.15%) Test Management
5 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Mathematics

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JMeter
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
1 6 (46.15%) Rational Functional Tester
1 6 (46.15%) JBehave
1 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Software Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
2 6 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) DV Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) ISEB
3 9 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
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