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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 52 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.71% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.33% 5.66% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -13.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
75 106 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.83% 12.49% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 58 35
Median daily rate £444 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £475 -
LoadRunner
East of England

LoadRunner
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 5 (100.00%) JMeter
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) V-Model
2 4 (80.00%) Confluence
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

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 (80.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JMeter
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP