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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 104 91 114
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 17 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.81% 0.84% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.48% 4.90% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Average daily rate
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£315 £409 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.93% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £470 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
310 306 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.81% 17.20% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 199 167
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £44.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -3 8 £250 -10.71% 1
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 33 (75.00%) HP
2 30 (68.18%) ISTQB
3 29 (65.91%) Performance Testing
3 29 (65.91%) Security Cleared
4 28 (63.64%) Software Testing
5 26 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
6 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
6 25 (56.82%) Oracle
7 24 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
8 21 (47.73%) QuickTest Pro
9 20 (45.45%) .NET
9 20 (45.45%) HTML
9 20 (45.45%) UNIX
10 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
10 19 (43.18%) JSP
10 19 (43.18%) Oracle EBS
11 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (38.64%) Windows XP
11 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
11 17 (38.64%) HTTPS
11 17 (38.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 17 (38.64%) Windows
11 17 (38.64%) Windows 2000
11 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (36.36%) Java
12 16 (36.36%) HTTP
12 16 (36.36%) DNS
13 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
14 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
1 17 (38.64%) HTTPS
2 16 (36.36%) DNS
2 16 (36.36%) HTTP
3 9 (20.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (20.45%) JMeter
3 8 (18.18%) Selenium
3 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) Subversion
4 4 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) Introscope
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
1 14 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Tester
2 11 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Test Specialist
4 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Test Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) HTML
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
2 19 (43.18%) JSP
3 8 (18.18%) Web Services
3 8 (18.18%) RESTful
4 3 (6.82%) JPA
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.55%) Ajax
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) User Experience
2 4 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) UNIX
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows 2000
2 17 (38.64%) Windows XP
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Performance Testing
2 28 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
4 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 8 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 8 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) BDD
8 4 (9.09%) TDD
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Engineering
10 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.55%) CRM
11 1 (2.27%) Content Management
11 1 (2.27%) Security Testing
11 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) Java
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) C#
5 9 (20.45%) VB
6 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) ISTQB
2 29 (65.91%) Security Cleared
3 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
4 24 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 8 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (9.09%) CCNA
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.55%) MCITP
7 2 (4.55%) MCP
7 2 (4.55%) MCSE
7 2 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (59.09%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (11.36%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) HP
2 25 (56.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Citrix