Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 24 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 146 135
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +40
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 27 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.74% 0.31% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.77% 2.39% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 24
Hampshire median daily rate £385 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £362
90th Percentile £463 £456 £493
South East median daily rate £399 £393 £450
% change year-on-year +1.59% -12.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 716 460 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.62% 13.12% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 241 408
Hampshire median daily rate £436 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £315 £258 £281
90th Percentile £550 £535 £495
South East median daily rate £444 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 30
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £21.08 £37.50 £36.23
90th Percentile £54.88 £49.09 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadRunner in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadRunner in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadRunner in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Andover 0 11 £381 +9.50%
Basingstoke - 5 - -
Southampton -28 2 £450 +16.13%
Fareham - 1 £425 - 1
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 23 (85.19%) Test Strategy
2 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 20 (74.07%) SC Cleared
4 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
5 18 (66.67%) Windows
6 17 (62.96%) Performance Testing
7 14 (51.85%) Selenium
7 14 (51.85%) Java
7 14 (51.85%) HP UFT
7 14 (51.85%) F#
8 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (40.74%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (40.74%) webMethods
9 11 (40.74%) HP
9 11 (40.74%) Web Services
9 11 (40.74%) Software AG
9 11 (40.74%) .NET
9 11 (40.74%) Oracle
9 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 11 (40.74%) SpecFlow
9 11 (40.74%) SoapUI
9 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (40.74%) DevOps
9 11 (40.74%) API Testing
9 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
10 10 (37.04%) Linux
11 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
11 9 (33.33%) Ant
11 9 (33.33%) VMware

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) PuTTY
1 6 (22.22%) WinSCP
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) HP UFT
1 14 (51.85%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (40.74%) SoapUI
2 11 (40.74%) SpecFlow
3 9 (33.33%) Ant
3 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (33.33%) TestNG
4 6 (22.22%) JMeter
5 5 (18.52%) Subversion
6 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (7.41%) JIRA
7 2 (7.41%) SilkTest
7 2 (7.41%) Toad
8 1 (3.70%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Tester
2 8 (29.63%) Test Leader
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Test Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Tester
7 2 (7.41%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Test Strategy
2 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
3 17 (62.96%) Performance Testing
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) API Testing
5 11 (40.74%) DevOps
6 9 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Defect Management
7 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (18.52%) Release Management
10 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
10 5 (18.52%) V-Model
11 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (14.81%) Kanban
11 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Scrum
11 4 (14.81%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) F#
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 5 (18.52%) C
3 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (18.52%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) VBScript
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 20 (74.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) ISEB
4 6 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP ALM
2 5 (18.52%) Perfmon
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) HP
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
1 11 (40.74%) Software AG
1 11 (40.74%) webMethods
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat