The first table below looks at the demand for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Knutsford region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - - 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.84% 6.82% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £450 £226 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.11% -46.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
LoadRunner
Cheshire

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

LoadRunner
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Directory Server

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun