Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 September 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 204 195
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 -14
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 22 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.082% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 0.44% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
East of England median daily rate £495 - £475
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.80 - -

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 East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 954 904 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.95% 18.49% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 548 425
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £263
90th Percentile £596 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 28
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +4.97%
10th Percentile £26.17 £35.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £55.03 £63.75 £52.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +10 17 £498 -
Hertfordshire -3 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £475 - 1
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 21 (95.45%) JMeter
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) JIRA
4 15 (68.18%) Oracle
5 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
5 14 (63.64%) Selenium
5 14 (63.64%) Performance Testing
5 14 (63.64%) Confluence
6 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
6 13 (59.09%) ISEB
7 12 (54.55%) Scrum
7 12 (54.55%) SoapUI
8 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (45.45%) QA
9 10 (45.45%) Java
10 9 (40.91%) ETL
10 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
10 9 (40.91%) TDD
10 9 (40.91%) Functional Testing
10 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
11 8 (36.36%) BDD
11 8 (36.36%) User Stories
11 8 (36.36%) Pentaho
11 8 (36.36%) Kanban
11 8 (36.36%) Data Integration
11 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
12 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 14 (63.64%) Confluence
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Pentaho
2 5 (22.73%) Impala
3 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) JMeter
2 15 (68.18%) JIRA
3 14 (63.64%) Selenium
4 12 (54.55%) SoapUI
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
7 4 (18.18%) JUnit
7 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (18.18%) Toad
7 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
8 3 (13.64%) Maven
9 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
9 2 (9.09%) Subversion
10 1 (4.55%) Gatling
10 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
10 1 (4.55%) NeoLoad
10 1 (4.55%) Sahi
10 1 (4.55%) WATIR
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 2 (9.09%) ETL Tester
4 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner Tester
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Site Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) JMS
2 4 (18.18%) JSON
2 4 (18.18%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) SOAP
2 4 (18.18%) Spring
2 4 (18.18%) Spring Batch
2 4 (18.18%) Spring Boot
2 4 (18.18%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 12 (54.55%) Scrum
5 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (40.91%) ETL
6 9 (40.91%) Functional Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
6 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
6 9 (40.91%) TDD
7 8 (36.36%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (36.36%) BDD
7 8 (36.36%) Data Integration
7 8 (36.36%) Kanban
7 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (36.36%) User Stories
8 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
9 6 (27.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java 8
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 13 (59.09%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) OCP
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
2 6 (27.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) webMethods
3 3 (13.64%) Dynatrace
3 3 (13.64%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) New Relic
4 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft