The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 115 89 104
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.18% 1.10% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 7.14% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £399 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
342 308 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.13% 15.38% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 171 200
Average daily rate £365 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £37.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Southampton -11 1 £250 -21.87% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £350 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) JMeter
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) Coremetrics
5 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
5 2 (18.18%) iSeries
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) DB2
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) .NET

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Primavera
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JMeter
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iSeries
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Coremetrics
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Endeca