The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 95 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 24 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.15% 1.15% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.84% 7.52% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
351 266 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.83% 15.26% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 147 109
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
LoadRunner
South East

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Basingstoke - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 38 (88.37%) HP
2 33 (76.74%) Security Cleared
3 32 (74.42%) ISTQB
4 30 (69.77%) Software Testing
5 29 (67.44%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (67.44%) Oracle
6 28 (65.12%) SC Cleared
7 26 (60.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 26 (60.47%) Performance Testing
7 26 (60.47%) QuickTest Pro
8 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
9 23 (53.49%) HTML
10 22 (51.16%) .NET
10 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
10 22 (51.16%) JSP
10 22 (51.16%) UNIX
10 22 (51.16%) Oracle EBS
11 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (41.86%) Windows
11 18 (41.86%) Windows 2000
11 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
11 18 (41.86%) HTTPS
11 18 (41.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 18 (41.86%) Windows XP
11 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (39.53%) HTTP
12 17 (39.53%) DNS
13 15 (34.88%) Java
14 14 (32.56%) SQL
15 11 (25.58%) VB

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
1 18 (41.86%) HTTPS
2 17 (39.53%) HTTP
2 17 (39.53%) DNS
3 11 (25.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
2 1 (2.33%) JMeter
2 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Tester
2 10 (23.26%) Performance Tester
3 8 (18.60%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Test Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Test Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Test Specialist
8 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Test Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Test Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Test Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) HTML
2 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
2 22 (51.16%) JSP
3 3 (6.98%) J2EE
3 3 (6.98%) JPA
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) Ajax
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) UNIX
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows 2000
2 18 (41.86%) Windows XP
2 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Software Testing
2 26 (60.47%) Performance Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
4 9 (20.93%) Knowledge Management
4 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
5 8 (18.60%) Load Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
7 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.65%) Logistics
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) SOA
8 1 (2.33%) Scrum
8 1 (2.33%) BDD
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.33%) TDD
8 1 (2.33%) Content Management
8 1 (2.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 14 (32.56%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) VB
4 11 (25.58%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) Security Cleared
2 32 (74.42%) ISTQB
3 28 (65.12%) SC Cleared
4 26 (60.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.95%) ISEB
7 5 (11.63%) CCNA
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (6.98%) CCNP
8 3 (6.98%) MCP
8 3 (6.98%) MCSE
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 29 (67.44%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (41.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) HP
2 29 (67.44%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
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