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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 116 97
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.81% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £430 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +145.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.42%
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
331 386 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.52% 18.88% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 171 134
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 18
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.08 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Endeca
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Tester
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) UI Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (25.00%) Endeca
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) IBM