The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.16% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £352 £385
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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 Preston region.

Development Applications Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 19.77% 14.56% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Average daily rate £375 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £257 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Preston

LoadRunner
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) ProC
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ProC
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle