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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
England / London
Rank 380 369 364
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 27 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 1.48% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 24
Median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3436 3171 3175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.78% 15.03% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2317 2369
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -5 2 £525 +30.43% 1
Croydon -7 2 £383 -2.54%
Bromley - 2 £425 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 36 (62.07%) JMeter
2 24 (41.38%) Performance Testing
3 23 (39.66%) Java
4 21 (36.21%) QA
5 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (32.76%) Selenium
6 17 (29.31%) HP
7 16 (27.59%) SQL
7 16 (27.59%) SoapUI
8 14 (24.14%) Unix
9 13 (22.41%) SOAP
9 13 (22.41%) Cucumber
10 12 (20.69%) Windows
11 11 (18.97%) Finance
11 11 (18.97%) JIRA
12 10 (17.24%) HP UFT
13 9 (15.52%) SOA
13 9 (15.52%) Web Services
13 9 (15.52%) Oracle
13 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
13 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
14 8 (13.79%) DevOps
14 8 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (13.79%) BDD
14 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
14 8 (13.79%) Linux
15 7 (12.07%) Perl
15 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
15 7 (12.07%) TDD
15 7 (12.07%) Retail

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 5 (8.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.90%) CMS
2 4 (6.90%) Drupal
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.72%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.72%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.72%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.72%) Loggly
3 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) Informix
3 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.72%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 36 (62.07%) JMeter
2 19 (32.76%) Selenium
3 16 (27.59%) SoapUI
4 13 (22.41%) Cucumber
5 11 (18.97%) JIRA
6 10 (17.24%) HP UFT
7 7 (12.07%) WATIR
7 7 (12.07%) WebLOAD
8 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.34%) JUnit
8 6 (10.34%) NeoLoad
8 6 (10.34%) SpecFlow
9 5 (8.62%) NUnit
9 5 (8.62%) Sahi
9 5 (8.62%) Zephyr
10 4 (6.90%) Fiddler
10 4 (6.90%) Geb
11 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
11 3 (5.17%) LoadUI
11 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Games
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Analyst
2 19 (32.76%) Test Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Tester
4 9 (15.52%) Performance Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Performance Tester
5 8 (13.79%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) QA Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Lead Tester
8 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Service Performance Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) SOA Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Developer
9 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Test Specialist
10 2 (3.45%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) SOAP
2 9 (15.52%) Web Services
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) CSS
4 4 (6.90%) RESTful
5 3 (5.17%) Middleware
5 3 (5.17%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) J2EE
6 2 (3.45%) Java EE
6 2 (3.45%) WCF
6 2 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Unix
2 12 (20.69%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Performance Testing
2 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
3 9 (15.52%) SOA
3 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
4 8 (13.79%) BDD
4 8 (13.79%) DevOps
5 7 (12.07%) Automation Testing
5 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.07%) TDD
5 7 (12.07%) Test Planning
5 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.34%) API Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Content Management
6 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Scrum
6 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) SQL
3 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) Perl
5 6 (10.34%) Python
5 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.90%) C#
6 4 (6.90%) Ruby
7 3 (5.17%) Groovy
7 3 (5.17%) VBScript
8 1 (1.72%) AWK
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Go
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.21%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.17%) Ansible
2 3 (5.17%) Puppet
3 2 (3.45%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (3.45%) OpenAM
3 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) HP
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Guidewire
6 2 (3.45%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) Green Hat
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) Sun
7 1 (1.72%) BMC
7 1 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.72%) Calypso
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) Splunk
7 1 (1.72%) Temenos
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.72%) Zuora
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