The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 370 390 355
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 50 46 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.35% 1.40% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 48
Median daily rate £425 £356 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £517 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £338 £351
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
LoadRunner
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3695 3296 3276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.31% 14.15% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2772 2373 2360
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 15
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £22.18 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.35 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in London

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in London

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in London

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in London

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
City of London +47 11 £425 -
Bromley - 4 £475 -
Croydon - 2 £340 -
Harrow - 1 £365 -
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 60 (51.28%) Performance Testing
2 57 (48.72%) HP
3 53 (45.30%) Non-Functional Testing
4 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (41.03%) JMeter
6 45 (38.46%) Selenium
7 40 (34.19%) SQL
8 36 (30.77%) Java
9 32 (27.35%) JIRA
10 30 (25.64%) HP UFT
10 30 (25.64%) Unix
11 29 (24.79%) Automation Testing
12 28 (23.93%) HP Quality Center
13 27 (23.08%) Cucumber
14 24 (20.51%) Functional Testing
15 23 (19.66%) Finance
15 23 (19.66%) Linux
16 21 (17.95%) ISTQB
17 20 (17.09%) Test Scripting
18 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
19 18 (15.38%) Scrum
20 17 (14.53%) Subversion
20 17 (14.53%) Software Testing
20 17 (14.53%) ISEB
20 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
21 16 (13.68%) QA
21 16 (13.68%) BDD
21 16 (13.68%) XML
21 16 (13.68%) Gatling
22 15 (12.82%) Oracle

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (2.56%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) Confluence
2 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 2 (1.71%) JBoss
2 2 (1.71%) nginx
2 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (3.42%) FTP
2 4 (3.42%) SMTP
3 3 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.85%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) HBase
3 1 (0.85%) Impala
3 1 (0.85%) QlikView
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 48 (41.03%) JMeter
2 45 (38.46%) Selenium
3 32 (27.35%) JIRA
4 30 (25.64%) HP UFT
5 27 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
6 17 (14.53%) Subversion
7 16 (13.68%) Gatling
8 14 (11.97%) SoapUI
9 11 (9.40%) WebDriver
10 7 (5.98%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (5.13%) JUnit
11 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
11 6 (5.13%) Zephyr
12 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
12 5 (4.27%) LoadUI
12 5 (4.27%) NeoLoad
12 5 (4.27%) NUnit
12 5 (4.27%) Sahi
12 5 (4.27%) WATIR
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 15 (12.82%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Billing
6 3 (2.56%) Retail
7 2 (1.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Law
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Analyst
1 31 (26.50%) Tester
2 30 (25.64%) Test Analyst
3 17 (14.53%) Performance Analyst
4 16 (13.68%) Performance Test Analyst
5 15 (12.82%) Performance Tester
6 13 (11.11%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) Test Manager
8 10 (8.55%) Automation Tester
8 10 (8.55%) Test Specialist
9 7 (5.98%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) Consultant
9 7 (5.98%) LoadRunner Tester
9 7 (5.98%) Performance Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Test Leader
10 6 (5.13%) Agile Tester
10 6 (5.13%) Test Automation Specialist
10 6 (5.13%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) XML
2 15 (12.82%) JSON
3 13 (11.11%) SOAP
4 8 (6.84%) Web Services
5 7 (5.98%) Middleware
6 6 (5.13%) .NET
7 4 (3.42%) HTML
8 2 (1.71%) Ajax
8 2 (1.71%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.71%) HHVM
8 2 (1.71%) Java EE
9 1 (0.85%) Flash
9 1 (0.85%) J2EE
9 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Derivative
3 5 (4.27%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.27%) Equities
3 5 (4.27%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.85%) DTCC
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Unix
2 23 (19.66%) Linux
3 13 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (1.71%) Solaris
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.85%) AIX
5 1 (0.85%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.28%) Performance Testing
2 53 (45.30%) Non-Functional Testing
3 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (24.79%) Automation Testing
5 24 (20.51%) Functional Testing
6 20 (17.09%) Test Scripting
7 18 (15.38%) Scrum
8 17 (14.53%) Software Testing
9 16 (13.68%) BDD
10 15 (12.82%) Extreme Programming
10 15 (12.82%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.97%) Manual Testing
11 14 (11.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (11.11%) Test Strategy
13 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
13 12 (10.26%) Test Management
14 11 (9.40%) Test Planning
15 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (7.69%) Load Testing
17 8 (6.84%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.19%) SQL
2 36 (30.77%) Java
3 10 (8.55%) Python
4 9 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.13%) VB
6 4 (3.42%) ActionScript
6 4 (3.42%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (3.42%) C#
7 3 (2.56%) PHP
7 3 (2.56%) Ruby
8 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.71%) C
8 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.71%) Perl
8 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.71%) Scala
9 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.53%) ISEB
4 13 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.85%) HDFS
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (23.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.71%) Ansible
2 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 57 (48.72%) HP
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
2 15 (12.82%) SOASTA, Inc
2 15 (12.82%) VMware
3 10 (8.55%) Citrix
4 6 (5.13%) Atlassian
4 6 (5.13%) IBM
5 3 (2.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.71%) Capita
6 2 (1.71%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.71%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.85%) CA
7 1 (0.85%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.85%) New Relic
7 1 (0.85%) Qualys
7 1 (0.85%) Sun
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