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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 38 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.86% 0.37% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.66% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £351 £348
% change year-on-year
+21.25% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £4.00
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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
53 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.19% 11.36% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 3
Average daily rate £375 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) FCoE
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) WMI
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Introscope
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) SAP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FCoE
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Introscope
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Monitoring Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (16.67%) RIA
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WMI
2 1 (16.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Cognos