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 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 112 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.46% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 2.94% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £385 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £465 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £4.00
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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
397 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.34% 15.67% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 149 131
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 December 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 29 December 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
Southampton -5 2 £275 -
Basingstoke - - - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 19 (79.17%) JMeter
2 14 (58.33%) HP
2 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Cucumber
5 10 (41.67%) Selenium
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 9 (37.50%) MS Office
7 8 (33.33%) Web Services
7 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) RESTful
8 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 7 (29.17%) Scrum
8 7 (29.17%) ISEB
8 7 (29.17%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (25.00%) BDD
9 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (20.83%) WebInspect
10 5 (20.83%) .NET
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) UNIX
11 4 (16.67%) JUnit
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.67%) JSP
11 4 (16.67%) JavaScript

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 4 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) JMeter
2 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 10 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.67%) Subversion
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) JUnit
4 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.17%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Testing Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
1 8 (33.33%) RESTful
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) JSP
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) JPA
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) ISEB
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) WebInspect
2 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix