Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP LoadRunner
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 238 258
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 +23
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 19 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.090% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 0.49% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
City of London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% -23.53%
10th Percentile £256 £350 £253
90th Percentile £513 £608 £450
Central London median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £65.00 - -

LoadRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1398 1226 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.53% 18.31% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 999 1090
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £310
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LoadRunner in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 12 (63.16%) HP
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
3 10 (52.63%) JIRA
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 9 (47.37%) BDD
4 9 (47.37%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) JMeter
5 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 6 (31.58%) Banking
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
7 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 6 (31.58%) Appium
8 5 (26.32%) Big Data
8 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Selenium
8 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Confluence
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
8 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
8 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
8 5 (26.32%) Validation
8 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
9 4 (21.05%) Logistics
9 4 (21.05%) Software Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) JIRA
2 8 (42.11%) JMeter
3 6 (31.58%) Appium
4 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.53%) Calabash
6 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
6 2 (10.53%) Gatling
6 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.53%) JUnit
6 2 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 1 (5.26%) Hudson
7 1 (5.26%) JBehave
7 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
7 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.26%) WebPagetest
7 1 (5.26%) YourKit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) GDPR Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Payments Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) BAPI
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) ODBC
4 1 (5.26%) WebSockets
4 1 (5.26%) WSDL
4 1 (5.26%) WSH
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (21.05%) PDA
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 9 (47.37%) BDD
5 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
8 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
8 5 (26.32%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
8 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Validation
9 4 (21.05%) Business Transformation
9 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
9 4 (21.05%) Data Validation
9 4 (21.05%) Logistics
9 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Groovy
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 20022
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (5.26%) Grafana
2 1 (5.26%) Graphite
2 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Neustar
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc