The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 80 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 9 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.67% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.43% 1.16% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £245 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.08% -48.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £245 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £245 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
LoadRunner
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
203 173 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.09% 13.61% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 102 89
Average daily rate £400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.57% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

LoadRunner
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Leatherhead - 4 £500 -
Redhill - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 - -
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 20 (86.96%) SC Cleared
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) Performance Testing
2 13 (56.52%) JMeter
3 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) HP
5 10 (43.48%) XML Messaging
6 8 (34.78%) ISEB
6 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
6 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Apache
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Load Testing
9 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
10 3 (13.04%) LoadUI
10 3 (13.04%) Selenium
10 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.04%) HTML
10 3 (13.04%) Java
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
11 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
11 2 (8.70%) Perl

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) JMeter
2 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
3 3 (13.04%) LoadUI
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) WebLOAD
4 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Tester
3 7 (30.43%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Test Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) XML Messaging
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Performance Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Functional Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Load Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) OWASP
8 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) VBScript
4 2 (8.70%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) SC Cleared
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Red Gate
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft