The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 41 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
63 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.79% 21.57% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 31
Average daily rate £338 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £472 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £425 -
LoadRunner
South West

LoadRunner
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing