The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 234 242 228
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 16 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 2.08% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 24
Median daily rate £450 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £355 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
LoadRunner
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1336 1202 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.79% 12.32% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 743 603
Median daily rate £412 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.86% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

LoadRunner Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner across the South East region.

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +17 12 £450 +20.00% 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
East Sussex +4 1 - -
Middlesex 0 1 £450 +20.00%
Berkshire 0 1 - - 1
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) HP
2 20 (52.63%) HP UFT
3 18 (47.37%) C#
3 18 (47.37%) Oracle
4 16 (42.11%) Functional Testing
5 15 (39.47%) .NET
5 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
6 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
6 14 (36.84%) VB
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
8 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (28.95%) JMeter
9 11 (28.95%) Migration
9 11 (28.95%) CRM
9 11 (28.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 10 (26.32%) HTML
10 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 10 (26.32%) JSP
10 10 (26.32%) CCNA
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (26.32%) SAN
10 10 (26.32%) Selenium
11 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (21.05%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.79%) C++

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) HP UFT
2 11 (28.95%) JMeter
3 10 (26.32%) Selenium
4 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
6 2 (5.26%) Toad
6 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.26%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.63%) Hudson
7 1 (2.63%) JBehave
7 1 (2.63%) JUnit
7 1 (2.63%) QADirector
7 1 (2.63%) QARun
7 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Tester
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Senior Tester
2 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) JSP
3 5 (13.16%) SOAP
4 4 (10.53%) JSON
4 4 (10.53%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) XSD
5 2 (5.26%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Functional Testing
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) CRM
3 11 (28.95%) Migration
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Test Management
6 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Load Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) C#
4 14 (36.84%) VB
5 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.79%) C++
7 5 (13.16%) Python
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) ISTQB
3 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
4 11 (28.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (26.32%) CCNA
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.89%) ISEB
7 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Grafana
2 1 (2.63%) Graphite
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) HP
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.63%) Dynatrace
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