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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 118 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 1.08% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 6.59% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +0.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £360 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -6.49%
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
321 334 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.16% 16.39% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 192 151
Average daily rate £368 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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
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 3 August 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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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 -2 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £365 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (37.50%) Coremetrics
3 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) TestComplete
3 3 (37.50%) iSeries
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Primavera
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) TestComplete
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iSeries
2 2 (25.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Google
1 3 (37.50%) Coremetrics
2 2 (25.00%) Endeca
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix