The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - - 2.51%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £370 £323
% change year-on-year
-10.81% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Development Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
43 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.82% 5.56% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 16
Average daily rate £350 £377 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £600 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

LoadRunner
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

LoadRunner Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

LoadRunner
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

LoadRunner Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9002
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Capita
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
3 1 (25.00%) jMock
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) jMock
2 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
2 1 (25.00%) TestPartner
2 1 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Capita