Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 185 184
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +27
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 7 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.90% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 14
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +58.33% -33.33%
England median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 959 668 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.90% 13.83% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 404 483
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £305 £261 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 59
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.20 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.13 £50.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

LoadRunner
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

LoadRunner
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 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 19 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -11 5 - -
Essex - 2 £450 -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East of England region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) AppDynamics
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Dynatrace
2 5 (71.43%) Grafana
2 5 (71.43%) The Grinder
2 5 (71.43%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) New Relic
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) JMeter
2 5 (71.43%) Games
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) AWK
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC

LoadRunner
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 5 (71.43%) JBoss
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
1 5 (71.43%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JMeter
1 5 (71.43%) The Grinder
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) AIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) AWK
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) AppDynamics
1 5 (71.43%) Dynatrace
1 5 (71.43%) New Relic
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle