The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 52 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.76% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.04% 2.82% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £4.00
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
71 71 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.74% 11.31% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 61
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £294 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £525 -
Watford - - - -
LoadRunner
East of England

LoadRunner
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) BMC
2 5 (83.33%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) BMC
2 5 (83.33%) F5