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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 362 389 353
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -36
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 68 34 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 1.12% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 13 49
Median daily rate £425 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -3.25%
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
3744 3045 3134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.97% 13.66% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2766 2146 2331
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Median hourly rate £43.63 £27.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.57% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +38 11 £425 +28.30% 1
Hayes - 4 £425 -
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Croydon - 1 £440 -
Harrow - 1 £365 -
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 63 (51.22%) Performance Testing
2 55 (44.72%) HP
3 54 (43.90%) JMeter
4 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (43.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 46 (37.40%) Selenium
6 40 (32.52%) SQL
7 34 (27.64%) Java
8 33 (26.83%) HP UFT
8 33 (26.83%) JIRA
9 30 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
10 29 (23.58%) Unix
11 28 (22.76%) Automation Testing
12 27 (21.95%) Cucumber
13 26 (21.14%) Finance
14 24 (19.51%) Security Cleared
15 23 (18.70%) ISTQB
15 23 (18.70%) Functional Testing
16 21 (17.07%) Test Scripting
16 21 (17.07%) Linux
17 19 (15.45%) Scrum
17 19 (15.45%) QA
18 18 (14.63%) Banking
18 18 (14.63%) ISEB
18 18 (14.63%) HTTP
19 17 (13.82%) Subversion
19 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
19 17 (13.82%) Waterfall
20 16 (13.01%) Test Management
20 16 (13.01%) XML

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 (2.44%) Apache
2 2 (1.63%) Confluence
2 2 (1.63%) IIS
2 2 (1.63%) JBoss
2 2 (1.63%) nginx
2 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.81%) SAS
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) HTTP
2 5 (4.07%) SMTP
3 4 (3.25%) FTP
4 3 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) Network Security
5 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) DB2
4 1 (0.81%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) HBase
4 1 (0.81%) Impala
4 1 (0.81%) QlikView
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 54 (43.90%) JMeter
2 46 (37.40%) Selenium
3 33 (26.83%) HP UFT
3 33 (26.83%) JIRA
4 27 (21.95%) Cucumber
5 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
5 17 (13.82%) Subversion
6 16 (13.01%) Gatling
7 14 (11.38%) SoapUI
8 12 (9.76%) WebDriver
9 7 (5.69%) JUnit
9 7 (5.69%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.69%) Zephyr
10 6 (4.88%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
11 5 (4.07%) LoadUI
11 5 (4.07%) NeoLoad
11 5 (4.07%) NUnit
11 5 (4.07%) Sahi
11 5 (4.07%) WATIR
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Billing
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Tester
2 34 (27.64%) Analyst
3 33 (26.83%) Test Analyst
4 20 (16.26%) Performance Tester
5 17 (13.82%) Performance Analyst
6 16 (13.01%) Performance Test Analyst
7 14 (11.38%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
8 12 (9.76%) Test Specialist
9 10 (8.13%) Test Manager
10 9 (7.32%) LoadRunner Tester
11 8 (6.50%) Automation Tester
12 7 (5.69%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) Banking Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) Consultant
12 7 (5.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
12 7 (5.69%) Performance Engineer
13 6 (4.88%) Performance Specialist
13 6 (4.88%) Test Automation Specialist
13 6 (4.88%) Test Engineer
13 6 (4.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.01%) XML
2 15 (12.20%) JSON
3 14 (11.38%) SOAP
4 9 (7.32%) Web Services
5 7 (5.69%) .NET
6 6 (4.88%) Middleware
7 5 (4.07%) Ajax
8 4 (3.25%) HTML
9 3 (2.44%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.63%) HHVM
11 1 (0.81%) Flash
11 1 (0.81%) J2EE
11 1 (0.81%) Java EE
11 1 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Derivative
3 5 (4.07%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.07%) Equities
3 5 (4.07%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.81%) Statistics
5 1 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.58%) Unix
2 21 (17.07%) Linux
3 12 (9.76%) Windows
4 2 (1.63%) Solaris
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) AIX
5 1 (0.81%) CentOS
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Performance Testing
2 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (43.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 28 (22.76%) Automation Testing
4 23 (18.70%) Functional Testing
5 21 (17.07%) Test Scripting
6 19 (15.45%) Scrum
7 17 (13.82%) Waterfall
8 16 (13.01%) Test Management
9 15 (12.20%) Extreme Programming
9 15 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 15 (12.20%) Test Strategy
10 14 (11.38%) Manual Testing
11 13 (10.57%) BDD
11 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.13%) Load Testing
13 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.32%) Test Planning
15 8 (6.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.52%) SQL
2 34 (27.64%) Java
3 10 (8.13%) Python
4 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.88%) VB
6 4 (3.25%) ActionScript
6 4 (3.25%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (3.25%) C#
6 4 (3.25%) Ruby
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.63%) Perl
8 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.63%) Scala
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.70%) ISTQB
3 18 (14.63%) ISEB
4 15 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 14 (11.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (5.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.81%) HDFS
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.63%) Ansible
2 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.81%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 55 (44.72%) HP
2 15 (12.20%) Citrix
2 15 (12.20%) SOASTA, Inc
2 15 (12.20%) VMware
3 14 (11.38%) Oracle
4 7 (5.69%) SAP
5 5 (4.07%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.07%) IBM
6 2 (1.63%) Capita
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.81%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.81%) CA
7 1 (0.81%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.81%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.81%) New Relic
7 1 (0.81%) Qualys
7 1 (0.81%) Sun
7 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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