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 26 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 43 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.81% - 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £4.00
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
101 29 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.36% 9.60% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 23
Average daily rate £450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
1 14 (93.33%) DV Cleared
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Test Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Ruby
1 4 (26.67%) C++
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
1 14 (93.33%) DV Cleared
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) KANA
1 1 (6.67%) Kofax
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Talend
1 1 (6.67%) F5
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago