The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 56 73
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 1.61% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category - 11.11% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 1
Median daily rate - £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
100 108 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.23% 14.50% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 65
Median daily rate £325 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LoadRunner across the Hertfordshire region.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Hertfordshire region.

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LoadRunner
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle