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 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 95 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.25% 0.84% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 8.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate £420 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 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
250 145 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.75% 10.15% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 102 103
Average daily rate £420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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 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 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
Redhill - 2 £420 -
Reigate - 2 £433 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) JMeter
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (50.00%) LoadUI
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
7 3 (25.00%) WebLOAD
8 2 (16.67%) C
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) JIRA
8 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
8 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (8.33%) Dynatrace
9 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (8.33%) CA Wily

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JMeter
2 6 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) WebLOAD
4 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Introscope
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Performance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (8.33%) CA
1 1 (8.33%) Dynatrace
1 1 (8.33%) HP