The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 31 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.84% 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Development Applications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
45 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.64% 6.48% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 19
Average daily rate £338 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Introscope
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft