The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 102 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 18 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 0.23% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.49% 1.53% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
Median daily rate £450 £358 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.87% -1.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
328 326 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.69% 15.32% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 209 197
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £34.57 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Gosport - 8 £450 -
Winchester - 3 £363 -
Southampton +9 1 £425 -
Basingstoke +1 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 24 (70.59%) HP UFT
2 23 (67.65%) HP
3 20 (58.82%) Functional Testing
4 18 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 17 (50.00%) C#
5 17 (50.00%) SQL
6 16 (47.06%) .NET
6 16 (47.06%) Oracle
7 15 (44.12%) VB
7 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
8 14 (41.18%) Java
9 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
10 11 (32.35%) Migration
10 11 (32.35%) CRM
10 11 (32.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 10 (29.41%) HTML
11 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
11 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
11 10 (29.41%) JSP
11 10 (29.41%) CCNA
11 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (29.41%) SAN
12 8 (23.53%) Finance
12 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
13 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
14 5 (14.71%) JMeter
14 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (14.71%) Oracle Receivables

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Assets
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) HP UFT
2 5 (14.71%) JMeter
3 4 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) Toad
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Architect
1 5 (14.71%) Senior Tester
1 5 (14.71%) Tester
2 4 (11.76%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Performance Test Leader
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
3 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Oracle Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Performance Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Functional Testing
2 11 (32.35%) CRM
2 11 (32.35%) Migration
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Management
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.94%) Scrum
8 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C#
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) VB
3 14 (41.18%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
4 11 (32.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (29.41%) CCNA
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.82%) ISEB
7 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) HP
2 16 (47.06%) Oracle
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Capita