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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 117 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 1.02% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 7.05% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Average daily rate
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£370 £315 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £515 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £333 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
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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
340 298 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.50% 14.42% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 169 198
Average daily rate £370 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 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 -8 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 £365 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (42.86%) TestComplete
2 3 (42.86%) iSeries
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (42.86%) Coremetrics
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (42.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) TestComplete
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iSeries
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Coremetrics
2 2 (28.57%) Endeca
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix