Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 145 155
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing LoadRunner 15 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.41% 0.91% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 4.77% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 9
Hampshire median daily rate £403 £372 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.34% +0.41% -17.78%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £304
90th Percentile £455 £438 £456
South East median daily rate £425 £363 £395
% change year-on-year +17.24% -8.23% -12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 695 733 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.14% 19.16% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 442 241
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £281
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 49
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 £43.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.44% +1.16% -4.44%
10th Percentile £30.60 £33.68 £28.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.25 £63.72
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -3.33%

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

LoadRunner
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

LoadRunner
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

LoadRunner
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 21 July 2019. 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
Portsmouth - 6 £403 -
Basingstoke 0 3 - - 2
Andover -4 3 £450 +24.14%
LoadRunner
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) JMeter
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (33.33%) TMMi
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) VB
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium
8 2 (13.33%) Confluence

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Hyperledger
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JMeter
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) Toad
4 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Tester
2 11 (73.33%) Performance Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) TMMi
3 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) API Development
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) nmon
1 1 (6.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix