The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Surrey region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 84 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.56% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 4.02% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£245 £475 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.42% +52.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
168 174 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.27% 14.02% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 88 102
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 15
Average hourly rate £49.25 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
LoadRunner
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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 28 July 2014. 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Guildford - - - -
Redhill - - - -
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South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Serena
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) JMeter
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Serena
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP