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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 72 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 16 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.15% - 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.88% - 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.44%
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
147 208 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.52% 15.29% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 111 99
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £39.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £39.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 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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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 - 10 £450 - 1
Staines - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (84.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) JMeter
3 11 (57.89%) Apache
4 10 (52.63%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Load Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
7 5 (26.32%) ISEB
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 5 (26.32%) XML Messaging
7 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (10.53%) CSS
9 2 (10.53%) HTML
9 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 2 (10.53%) Data Management
9 2 (10.53%) GWT
9 2 (10.53%) nginx
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (5.26%) SQL
10 1 (5.26%) Oracle
10 1 (5.26%) Java
10 1 (5.26%) Python

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (57.89%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) JMeter
2 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Performance Tester
1 12 (63.16%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Performance Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
1 5 (26.32%) XML Messaging
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) GWT
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Load Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle