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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 40 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 10 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.11% 2.21% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.75% 10.48% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Median daily rate £450 £438 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £363 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £438 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
93 105 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.66% 21.13% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 73 26
Median daily rate £413 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 August 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
Gloucester +1 3 - - 2
Cheltenham +4 2 £400 +10.34%
LoadRunner
South West

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 13 (86.67%) C++
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) JMeter
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Selenium
5 7 (46.67%) Unix
5 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
6 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Rational Functional Tester
6 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (40.00%) SOAP
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) XSD
6 6 (40.00%) Perl
6 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) JSON
6 6 (40.00%) Ruby
7 5 (33.33%) Test Management
7 5 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (26.67%) Zephyr
8 4 (26.67%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) ISEB
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (20.00%) ISTQB

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 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) JMeter
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
3 6 (40.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (26.67%) Zephyr
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (13.33%) UX Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) JSON
1 6 (40.00%) SOAP
1 6 (40.00%) XML
1 6 (40.00%) XSD
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 5 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Service Design
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C++
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle