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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 102 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 16 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 0.18% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.65% 1.20% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 11
Average daily rate £450 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £341
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
South East

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
283 332 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.14% 14.85% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 195 173
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
Average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.60 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gosport - 6 £459 - 1
Portsmouth - 5 £375 -
Southampton +16 2 £400 +60.00%
Havant - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) HP UFT
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Functional Testing
3 7 (41.18%) VB
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) JSP
6 4 (23.53%) CRM

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Assets
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.76%) Toad
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Tester
1 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) HR Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Functional Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) VB
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Capita