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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £341
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
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
38 58 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.20% 16.43% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 56
Average daily rate £390 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £474 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.25 £38.25 £34.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.45% +10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.06 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.49 £47.00 £44.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 29 April 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