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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 46 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.27% 1.09% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% 10.00% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
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
51 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.86% 10.87% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 7
Average daily rate £375 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 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 5 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) WMI
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) FCoE
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft